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Old 07-28-2011
awk - print all fields except for last field

How do I print all the fields of a record except for the $(NF) field?
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Old 07-28-2011
This one helps...?
awk '{$NF=""}1' inputifile

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Old 07-28-2011
awk '{$(NF--)=""; print}' inputfile

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Old 07-28-2011
sed '$d' inputfile
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Old 07-28-2011
The awk solutions above leave a field separator after each line.
You can avoid that with something like:
awk 'sub(FS $NF,x)' file

Originally Posted by numele
sed '$d' inputfile
This removes the last line.
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