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awk columnwise adjacent match checking program


For the below problem, awk script is needed..

input file :

i need to check from first line.
reference is jack. jill need to verified with next line jack. if found print
jill & jack combination hill1 
jack & jill & jill & jack combination hill2
jack&jill&jack combination hill3
jack &jill combination hill1

Thanks in advance

Last edited by radoulov; 10-28-2009 at 05:47 PM.. Reason: Use code tags, please!

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