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Old 08-10-2011
print lines between line number


Anyone help me to print the lines from the flat file between 879th line number and 1424th line number.

The 879 and 1424 should be passed as input to the shell script(It should be dynamic).

Can any one give me using sed or awk?

I tried using read, and print the lines..Its taking too much time for bigger files.
# 2  
Old 08-10-2011
Like this?
$> cat infile
eins A
zwei B
drei C
vier D
fuenf E
sechs F
sieben G
acht H
neun I
zehn J
$> read A; read B; echo '-----------'; sed -n "${A},${B}p" infile
drei C
vier D
fuenf E
sechs F
sieben G

# 3  
Old 08-10-2011
Any of these should work:
sed -ne "${start},${end}p" yourfile
awk "NR >= $start && NR <= $end" yourfile
perl -ne "print if $start .. $end;" yourfile

# 4  
Old 08-10-2011
Hi Zaxxon and puldi
Thanks a lot...I am getting exactly same result.
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