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# 1  
Old 09-03-2009
File Spliting problem

I have a very big log file which looks like this:

Quote:
+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+
FIRST_ITEM
(blah blah
..................
..................
...................
,
+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+
SECOND_ITEM
(something...
..................
............................
......................................
+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+
I need to split this file and create files with "+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+=+" as the delimiter.
The file names need to be the contents of the next line after the delimiter(FIRST_ITEM,SECOND_ITEM...so on..).
# 2  
Old 09-03-2009
Something like this?

Code:
awk '/^\+=/{getline;close(file);file=$0;next}{print > file}' logfile

# 3  
Old 09-03-2009
Unfortunately its throwing the below error L

Quote:
awk: Input line ( SELECT rownum srl cannot be longer than 3,000 bytes.
The input line number is 5589. The file is logfile.
The source line number is 1.


# 4  
Old 09-03-2009
Use nawk or /usr/xpg4/bin/awk on Solaris.

Regards
# 5  
Old 09-03-2009
I am working in HP -UX.

---------- Post updated at 04:02 AM ---------- Previous update was at 03:57 AM ----------

Actually the first error was my mistake as i had a line before the delimiter.

Now the error is different which says "longer than 3,000 bytes".

Is it because the file is too large?
# 6  
Old 09-03-2009
That's the limit of a record in awk, you can use gawk instead.
Another option is to use the fold command first to wrap the long lines. Check the man page of fold.

Regards
# 7  
Old 09-03-2009
This is exactly what I require.
But is there any way by which I can eliminate this bytes issue?

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