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Old 12-13-2007
copy value to multiple lines

Hello, does anyone know how sed can convert a file like the one shown below.

I have a file that contains data like this:


and what I want is this:


Any help would be appreciated.

# 2  
Old 12-13-2007
#!/bin/perl -w
while (<>) {
  if (/^(\w\w\w\-\d\d\-\d\d\d\d)$) { $date=$1 }
  else { print ${date},$_ }

# 3  
Old 12-13-2007
Thank You Smiling Dragonl
I had to add a delimiter "/" to the end of the search search string on line 4 before it would run on my machine but it works great.
Here is the revised code:

#!/bin/perl -w
while (<>) {
if (/^(\w\w\w\-\d\d\-\d\d\d\d)$/) { $date=$1 }
else { print ${date},$_ }
# 4  
Old 12-13-2007
Originally Posted by rko
I had to add a delimiter "/" to the end of the search search string on line 4
oops, well spotted! Smilie
# 5  
Old 12-13-2007



awk '
$1 ~ /-[0-9][0-9]-/ {c=$1}
$1 !~/-[0-9][0-9]-/ {print c","$0}
' filename

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