[solved] merging two files and writing to another file- solved


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[solved] merging two files and writing to another file- solved

i have two files as

file1:
Code:
1
2
3

file2:
Code:
a
b
c

and the output should be:

file3:

Code:
1~a
2~b
3~c

and i am using the below script which is not working sometimes:
Code:
i="0"
rm $file3
while  read line1
do
i=$(($i+1))
line2=`cat $file2 | sed -n "${i},${i}p" `
echo "${line1}~${line2}" >> $file3
done <$file1

correct me on this

---------- Post updated at 02:37 PM ---------- Previous update was at 02:12 PM ----------

issue resolved now. it is working fine.

i am transferring the file in wrong mode

Last edited by Scott; 10-07-2010 at 08:00 PM.. Reason: Please use code tags
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What about paste Smilie
Code:
paste -d= file2 file1

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