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Old 09-18-2011
grep by limit search

I am in new in unix,can any one tell how to grep the data by limit.
suppose I have below data:-

is :[1249]mSecs
is :[585]mSecs
is :[160]mSecs
is :[50]mSecs

requirement is how to grep the data which is having count greater than 1000 msecs only.

thanks in adnavce.
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Old 09-18-2011
$ echo "is :[1249]mSecs
is :[585]mSecs
is :[160]mSecs
is :[50]mSecs" | awk -F"[][]" '$2>1000{print}'
is :[1249]mSecs

awk -F"[][]" '$2>1000{print}' inputfile

Last edited by itkamaraj; 09-18-2011 at 07:43 AM..
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Old 09-18-2011
grep '\[[0-9]\{4\}' infile

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