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Old 07-27-2009
Deleting lines using Sed

Hi All,

Please can anyone help me as am deleting a line in a file with the below script:

sed '/"$value"/d' > olist

where $value is a variable where the pattern to be matched is stored.

I am not getting any error also but the line containing the pattern ($value) is not being deleted.

Best Regards,
# 2  
Old 07-27-2009
what the $value contains?


sed "/$value/d" >olist

if possible, post the sample file and requirement.
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Old 07-27-2009
Hi Anchal,

Many thanks it worked gr8....
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