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Old 02-14-2014
Search lines between two timestamps in a file


I want to pull lines between two timestamps from a file. When I just insert values directly it is working fine.

sed -n '/2014-02-14 05:30/,/2014-02-14 05:31/p' Logfile

When I try to insert variable it is not working.

sed -n '/TZ=GMT+1 date +%Y-%m-%d" "%H:%M:%S/,/TZ=GMT date +%Y-%m-%d" "%H:%M:%S/p' Logfile

Could you please help me how to do this with variable.

# 2  
Old 02-14-2014
Put the commands within $(...) and use " instead of '

sed -n "/$(TZ=GMT+1 date +%Y-%m-%d" "%H:%M:%S)/,/$(TZ=GMT date +%Y-%m-%d" "%H:%M:%S)/p" Logfile

This User Gave Thanks to ahamed101 For This Post:
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Old 02-17-2014
Thanks Ahamed for the reply.

It worked as expected.


Last edited by Neethu; 02-17-2014 at 03:13 AM..
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