Implementing MORE,HEAD & TAIL


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Implementing MORE,HEAD & TAIL

hai

in my shell script i want to replace the following commands

1) more
2) head
3) tail

i want to try all type of possible options avaliabul in the above commands

please help in implementing those commands
# 2  
Could U post your shell script and give us a detailed explination of
your problem.

Chill
enc :-)
# 3  
i want to implement the equalent commands for above commands my own for that i need help.
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i want to try all type of possible options avaliabul in the above commands
For all possible options try

man <command name>

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i want to implement the equalent commands for above commands my own for that i need help.
Buddy you have to be more detailed about that!
Why would you need equivalent commands ??
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i want to implement the above 3 commands my own.i did't have interest to use already defined commands.and also i want to include all options avaliabul in actual commands.
# 6  
Unless you actually want to rewrite the commands in C, you'll be hard pushed to get all of the required funcitonality using shell scripts...

You can use a simple " sed -n '1,10p' foofile " to print the first 10 lines of foofile, (thus mimicking "head foofile") but why would you want to reimplement this? (Unless of course, you are trying to further your programming knowledge)

Cheers
ZB
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I would fully agree with Zazzybob

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