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Top Forums UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers Large file data handling issue Post 302731615 by binlib on Thursday 15th of November 2012 12:39:21 PM
So the file has no line feed, you just want to get rid of the last byte. If you have gnu "head" you can do
head -c size-1 inputfile > outputfile

Or you can use dd to truncate the file in place (make backup if you need):
dd if=/dev/null of=inputfile bs=1 count=1 seek=size-1

Of course dd can do "head -c" too:
dd if=inputfile of=outputfile bs=size-1 count=1

If your input had line feed, you could truncate to size-2 and then append a line feed to it.
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UilDumpSymbolTable(3X)													    UilDumpSymbolTable(3X)

UilDumpSymbolTable - Dumps the contents of a named UIL symbol table to standard output SYNOPSIS
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