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Old 07-30-2012
Reading file contents until a keyword

Hi Guys,

I need to read a file until I find a blank line. and in the next iteration I want to continue reading from the line I find a keyword.

For ex: my file looks like
Code:
[MCOM]
PDS_JOB_ALIAS
CRITERIA_ITEM_TYPE


[BCOM]
PDS_JOB_CRITERIA_ITEM
CRITERIA_ITEM_TYPE

First I want to read the file starting from 2nd line until the blank line.
Next I want to continue reading from the line I find the keyword [BCOM] until the end of the file.

Please help me with it.


Thanks,
shil

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Last edited by zaxxon; 07-30-2012 at 05:43 PM..
# 2  
Old 07-30-2012
How about:

Code:
$ sed -n '2,/^$/p' infile
PDS_JOB_ALIAS
CRITERIA_ITEM_TYPE
 
$ sed -n '/\[BCOM]/,$p' infile
[BCOM]
PDS_JOB_CRITERIA_ITEM
CRITERIA_ITEM_TYPE

# 3  
Old 07-31-2012
Thanks a lot guys :-)

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