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awk processing

Hi all
Is there a way in awk to know that you are processing your final line of input if you do no know how many lines were in the input to begin with?

Thanks
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You can do something like:

Code:
awk -v nlines=$(wc -l < file) 'NR==nlines{We are on the last line...}' file

Regards
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awk 'NR==FNR { next }' file
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thanks ppl
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Quote:
Originally Posted by kmuqalled
awk 'NR==FNR { next }' file
kmuqalled,

This shouldn't work, did you try it?

Regards
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use the end block of the awk

Quote:
awk '{}END{}'
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Originally Posted by matrixmadhan
use the end block of the awk
that is executed after the last line
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