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Old 07-28-2009
Find Pattern delete line and next line

I am trying to delete the line with pattern and the next line. Found the below command in forum which also deleted the previous line. how should i modify that to make sure that only the line with pattern and the next line are deleted but not the previous line?

Code:
awk '/key word/{x="";getline;next}{if(x)print x;x=$0}END{if(x)print x}' file

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Old 07-28-2009
Try this.


Code:
 
 sed '/pattern/{N;d;}' file

 

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