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# 1  
Old 07-26-2009
merge files

hi
i have two files

file1
1234567
1234678
1234679

file2
98765|jjkskk|9393|iyutr
98765|kkooo|9393|hjjjd
98765|abcvfg|9393|sskds


output should be
1234567|jjkskk|9393|iyutr
1234678|kkooo|9393|hjjjd
1234679|abcvfg|9393|sskds


please advice
# 2  
Old 07-26-2009
Try the paste command, read the man pages how to change the default delimiter.

Regards
# 3  
Old 07-26-2009
Try this....

Code:
paste -d "|" file1 file2 | cut -d "|" -f1,3-

# 4  
Old 07-26-2009
Using just awk:
Code:
awk '{FS=OFS="|"}NR==FNR{_[NR]=$1;next}{$1=_[FNR]}1' file1 file2

# 5  
Old 07-26-2009
Another one with awk:

Code:
awk 'BEGIN{FS=OFS="|"}{getline $1 < "file1"}1' file2

# 6  
Old 07-27-2009
Thanks Guys it worked

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