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Old 03-02-2009
compare db zone files in 2 directories

Hi,

I am in need of a way to compare ( perhaps a shell script or Perl ) many db.X files that are located in 2 separate directories but strip out the first 11 lines from

;
; THIS FILE IS AUTOMATICALLY GENERATED. DO NOT EDIT IT.
; THIS FILE IS AUTOMATICALLY GENERATED. DO NOT EDIT IT.
; THIS FILE IS AUTOMATICALLY GENERATED. DO NOT EDIT IT.
; THIS FILE IS AUTOMATICALLY GENERATED. DO NOT EDIT IT.
;
; generated from:
;

and then take the SOA information from the file:

IN SOA pwedns1.internet.com. hostmaster.internet.com.

But only the SOA pwedns1.internet.com.

Then continue to the rest of the contents for each file and end before the word:


; END OF 208.116.70.0/24
;


then some how create a readable output to show what is different between all the contents of the two directories that contain the files starting with db.

I tried to use diff file1 and file2 but that gets me one file at a time and the output is not the best with < > and makes it hard to understand.

A sample of an entire db.X looks like, keep in mind some contain more information then others:

;
; THIS FILE IS AUTOMATICALLY GENERATED. DO NOT EDIT IT.
; THIS FILE IS AUTOMATICALLY GENERATED. DO NOT EDIT IT.
; THIS FILE IS AUTOMATICALLY GENERATED. DO NOT EDIT IT.
; THIS FILE IS AUTOMATICALLY GENERATED. DO NOT EDIT IT.
;
; generated from:
;
;

$TTL 3600

70.116.200.IN-ADDR.ARPA. IN SOA pwedns1.internet.com. hostmaster.internet.com. (
2008121203 ; Serial
900 ; Refresh
300 ; Retry
1209600 ; Expire
3600 ) ; Minimum
70.116.200.IN-ADDR.ARPA. IN NS pwedns1.internet.com.
70.116.200.IN-ADDR.ARPA. IN NS pmedns1.internet.com.



;
; END OF 200.116.70.0/24
;


Thanks in advance

Last edited by richsark; 03-02-2009 at 10:27 PM.. Reason: wording/clarify
# 2  
Old 03-03-2009
HI everyone,

Just following up if I could get some help.
# 3  
Old 03-05-2009
Hello, sorry to nag, Is this possible for someone to create for me?

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