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Re: How can I print three lines before pattern match?

by busunsl (Vicar)
on Aug 14, 2009 at 07:25 UTC ( #788550=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to How can I print three lines before pattern match?

Do you have to use Perl?
Of course it has to be Perl! ;-)

Otherwise grep will do it:

grep -B3 pattern logfile

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Re^2: How can I print three lines before pattern match?
by neurotoxx (Novice) on Aug 14, 2009 at 20:42 UTC

    Unfortunately, I need to have it run as a Windows task. I also need it to traverse the log directory and process each file with the pattern match.

    Thanks,

    Neurotoxx

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