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Old 10-06-2011
Just for fun:
awk '($0=NR)>c{exit}1' c=1000 RS='\000' /dev/zero

# 9  
Old 10-06-2011
@Scruti, you geek

lol Smilie

... by the way, i tested you code in an ubuntu 11 that runs in a VirtualBox, see what i got :

$ awk '($0=NR)>c{exit}1' c=1000 RS='\000' /dev/zero
Processus arrêté
$ ^C
$ ^C

It went into an endless loop, i had to ^C and then wait for 1 minutes before it could break it and give me the prompt back !


Last edited by ctsgnb; 10-06-2011 at 04:01 PM..
# 10  
Old 10-06-2011
@ctsgnb, hehe could not resist Smilie .The trouble is with RS in [^g]awk , so I think we need to revert to this:
tr '\000' '\n' < /dev/zero | awk '($0=NR)>c{exit}1' c=1000

# 11  
Old 10-07-2011

Yup ! I've just tested it, this code with tr works fine Smilie
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