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Old 08-06-2009
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A bit lengthy with a 2nd example file:
Code:
$> ll
insgesamt 20
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root  4096 2009-08-06 09:36 .
drwxr-xr-x 3 isau users 4096 2009-08-06 09:32 ..
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root   105 2009-08-06 09:20 file1
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root   103 2009-08-06 09:36 file2
$> cat file1
>xyzsequence
atcatgcacac
ataccgagagg
atataccagag
>abcsequence
atgagatatat
acacacggd
atcgaacac
agttccagat
$> cat file2
>bbbbbbbbb
atcatgcacac
ataccgagagg
atataccagag
>ccccccccccc
atgagatatat
acacacggd
atcgaacac
agttccagat
$> for FILE in file*; do tr -d "\n" < "$FILE"| awk -v file=$FILE '$0{print $0,file}' RS=">" >> outfile; done
$> cat outfile
xyzsequenceatcatgcacacataccgagaggatataccagag file1
abcsequenceatgagatatatacacacggdatcgaacacagttccagat file1
bbbbbbbbbatcatgcacacataccgagaggatataccagag file2
cccccccccccatgagatatatacacacggdatcgaacacagttccagat file2

Maybe someone can optimize it so that the tr will not be needed and inside the awk - I was currently not able to do it heh.
 

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MERGE(1)						      General Commands Manual							  MERGE(1)

NAME
merge - three-way file merge SYNOPSIS
merge [ options ] file1 file2 file3 DESCRIPTION
merge incorporates all changes that lead from file2 to file3 into file1. The result ordinarily goes into file1. merge is useful for com- bining separate changes to an original. Suppose file2 is the original, and both file1 and file3 are modifications of file2. Then merge combines both changes. A conflict occurs if both file1 and file3 have changes in a common segment of lines. If a conflict is found, merge normally outputs a warning and brackets the conflict with <<<<<<< and >>>>>>> lines. A typical conflict will look like this: <<<<<<< file A lines in file A ======= lines in file B >>>>>>> file B If there are conflicts, the user should edit the result and delete one of the alternatives. OPTIONS
-A Output conflicts using the -A style of diff3(1), if supported by diff3. This merges all changes leading from file2 to file3 into file1, and generates the most verbose output. -E, -e These options specify conflict styles that generate less information than -A. See diff3(1) for details. The default is -E. With -e, merge does not warn about conflicts. -L label This option may be given up to three times, and specifies labels to be used in place of the corresponding file names in conflict reports. That is, merge -L x -L y -L z a b c generates output that looks like it came from files x, y and z instead of from files a, b and c. -p Send results to standard output instead of overwriting file1. -q Quiet; do not warn about conflicts. -V Print RCS's version number. DIAGNOSTICS
Exit status is 0 for no conflicts, 1 for some conflicts, 2 for trouble. IDENTIFICATION
Author: Walter F. Tichy. Manual Page Revision: 1999-08-27; Release Date: 23:37:10Z. Copyright (C) 1982, 1988, 1989 Walter F. Tichy. Copyright (C) 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995 Paul Eggert. SEE ALSO
diff3(1), diff(1), rcsmerge(1), co(1). BUGS
It normally does not make sense to merge binary files as if they were text, but merge tries to do it anyway. GNU
23:37:10Z MERGE(1)

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