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Old 06-19-2006
Clean file in single action

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I have a text file named something like 12345.dst that could look like this:

DOG
CAT
NONE
TEST
CAT


What I want to end up with is 12345.dst looking like this:

CAT
DOG
TEST


removing "NONE" should it be there and doing the equivalent of "sort -u" on the remains. I know how to get out the "NONE" in a one-liner:

/bin/echo "g/^NONE$/d\nwq!" | ex -s 12345.dst

Is there a way to add in the functional equivalent of a "sort -u" to this command line?

Thanks!
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Old 06-19-2006
Have you thought about:

grep -v -w NONE 12345.dst |sort -u
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