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# 1  
Old 10-22-2009
cat and output filename

Hi,

how I can display a file with cat and printing the filename before each line.

e.g.
Code:
file1 {
one 
two 
three 
four 
five
}

Output:
Code:
file1:one
file2:two
file1:three
file1:four
file1:five


THANKS
# 2  
Old 10-22-2009
Quote:
file2:two
Where is this coming from?
# 3  
Old 10-22-2009
Hi.

It's simpler with AWK, otherwise you need cat plus maybe sed or awk:

Code:
awk '{print FILENAME ":" $0}' file1

file1:one
file1:two
file1:there
file1:four
file1:five

Are "file1 {" and "}" in the file?
# 4  
Old 10-22-2009
hi
file2 is a mistake...
no, the content of file1 is [one, two, three, four, five] for example

Don´t exist a smal comand with cat?

e.g. grep "one" file1 /dev/null
# 5  
Old 10-22-2009
Code:
grep -H '' infile

# 6  
Old 10-22-2009
Code:
grep -H  . file

# 7  
Old 10-22-2009
Hi,
the option -H dont make.

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