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# 1  
Old 06-12-2008
reading ,writing,appending ,manipulating a file.

Hi my prob statement is to create a new file or to append to the 1tst file the followign chages.

File 1: txt file.
portfolio No a b c d
abc 1 Any Any Any charString
cds 2 values values values charString
efd 3 can can can charString
fdg 4 come come come charString
trh 5 here here here charString

File 2: txt file.
No Imp1 Imp2
1 D v1
1 D v2
1 D v3
2 R v4
2 R v5

create this - txt file.

portfolio No a b Imp1 Imp2(String) c d

abc 1 Any Any D v1,v2,v3 Any charString
cds 2 values values R v4,v5 values charString
efd 3 can can can charString
fdg 4 come come come charString
trh 5 here here here charString

Now in this output there are many some more than 15 columns like i mentioned just (a b ) for ex above...
Please help to get this output by shel script.
Also the No could grow to any extent.
# 2  
Old 06-13-2008
smells like homework to me
# 3  
Old 06-16-2008

Can some one provide a solution to this please.
# 4  
Old 06-16-2008
We would be glad to help you.

Could you please post us what you had tried so far ? Smilie

One more thing, while posting could you please take some extra seconds to make sure there are no spelling mistakes ( spell check is already provided ) !
# 5  
Old 06-17-2008
I dont knw much of shell scripting.

I have already done it in java but the requirement is that it needs to be in done via shell scripts.

So thats my problem.
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