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Old 09-15-2009
diff of files


I have 2 files.I want to check if file1 is contained in file2.



I want to check if A.txt is contained in B.txt. Can it be done using SED ?
# 2  
Old 09-15-2009

Perhaps this post might help you.


# 3  
Old 09-15-2009
No...That was too complicated.

I know it can be done easily using sed.I jus need to print pass/fail if file1 is contained/not contained in file2.
# 4  
Old 09-15-2009
I hope this helps you...
awk 'NR==FNR{a[$1]=1;next}{if(a[$1])print $1,"Pass"
 else print $1,"Fail"}' B.txt A.txt

# 5  
Old 09-16-2009
Hi malcomex999 ,

I tried the code , but it gives output as

CCC Fail
AAA Fail
BBB Fail
DDD Fail
AAA Fail
BBB Fail
# 6  
Old 09-16-2009
This is what i get, can you make sure that what is in your file is same as what you posted in here.
>cat A.txt
>cat B.txt
>awk 'NR==FNR{a[$1]=1;next}{if(a[$1])print $1,"Pass"
>else print $1,"Fail"}' B.txt A.txt
AAA Pass
BBB Pass
EEE Fail

# 7  
Old 09-16-2009
Try this awk script:

(NR == FNR){

if ($1 in a)
 print $1, " pass" 
print $1, " fail"


awk -f <name_of file_with_above_code> <name_of_a_file> <name_of_b_file>

Don't put the <> in the command line...
Note: I generally chose to put the key file (a.txt) in arrary rather than the data file (b.txt) because the first is usually shorter. I also use the key in array test in the if statement because I get to skip the check for value bit. Most of this doesn't really matter until b.txt gets really big.

Last edited by jp2542a; 09-16-2009 at 07:05 AM.. Reason: missing stuff
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