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Old 08-28-2009
Edit a file

I have file like

cp -p /var/adm/ /tmp1/tmp1.log
cp -p /var/adm/ /tmp1/tmp2.log
cp -p /var/adm/ /tmp1/tmp3.log
cp -p /var/adm/ /tmp1/tmp4.log

I need to re-write the file like:

cp -p /var/adm/tmp1.log /tmp1/
cp -p /var/adm/tmp2.log /tmp1/
cp -p /var/adm/tmp3.log /tmp1/
cp -p /var/adm/tmp4.log /tmp1/

Can I do this using awk.
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Old 08-28-2009
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awk can do this, yes. What did you try so far?
# 3  
Old 08-28-2009
Code:
$more file
cp -p /var/adm/ /tmp1/tmp1.log
cp -p /var/adm/ /tmp1/tmp2.log
cp -p /var/adm/ /tmp1/tmp3.log
cp -p /var/adm/ /tmp1/tmp4.log

$awk '{  split($4, array, "/"); print $1 " " $2 " " $3 array[3] " /" array[2] "/"}' file
cp -p /var/adm/tmp1.log /tmp1/
cp -p /var/adm/tmp2.log /tmp1/
cp -p /var/adm/tmp3.log /tmp1/
cp -p /var/adm/tmp4.log /tmp1/

# 4  
Old 08-28-2009
Thanks a lot chipcmc. It works.

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