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Old 07-12-2011
Find all chars before .


I need a command which will find all of the characters in a line before the first .

I am using Korn

Thank you
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Old 07-12-2011
cut -d. -f1 infile

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Old 07-12-2011
while read line; do echo ${line%%.*}; done < file

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Old 07-12-2011
awk -F . '{print $1}' infile

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