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Old 10-16-2009
Data Help with shell scripting

HI guys,
I need to check the base.txt file with the base.lck file and get a resulting base file which checks the last number in the base.lck file and starts with the number after the numbers in the base.lck file.
Here the base.txt is the list of numbers.
The base.lck file is something like a buffer which stores the numbers which are used from the base.txt file
lets name the resulting file as result.txt
Please try out and help me..
thanks in advance...
# 2  
Old 10-16-2009
What did you try so far? Any particular problem you got stuck with?
# 3  
Old 10-16-2009
im relatively new to this shell scripting...
This is just a part of my task which i am not able to solve
I solved other tasks and i need this to get solved and move on in this program execution

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i donno how to get to the base.txt file which checks the base.lck file

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what do i need to code

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plz post ur replies...i need answers
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Old 10-16-2009
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# 5  
Old 10-16-2009
vishva79, I think you will have to provide more detail and a better description of your problem, perhaps an example. I for one do not understand what you mean.
# 6  
Old 10-16-2009
vim file1.txt

vim file2.txt

Here file2.txt gets updated frequently.i.e.the last number is not constant.

I want a file3.txt which can check the status of the file2.txt i.e.last number....and can insert next number on wards into a seperate file.

If u can understand my problem,plz respond.Thanks.
# 7  
Old 10-16-2009
Perhaps this ?
awk '/'$(tail -1 file2.txt)'/{pr=1; next} pr == 1 ' file1.txt > file3.txt

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