[Nottingham] Slow bash-ings for file line search

Martin Garton martin at stupids.org
Tue Apr 5 21:45:19 BST 2005

On Tue, 2005-04-05 at 20:19 +0100, Martin wrote:

> I'm copying a text file line-by-line and wish to identify certain lines 
> to conditionally modify. (Hence why not sed or grep.)

What's wrong with sed or awk for this? (or even perl)

Are you doing something more complicated than e.g. sed can do once the
lines are identified?


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