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Re: Regular expression helpby space_monk (Chaplain)
|on Nov 21, 2012 at 18:15 UTC||Need Help??|
From what I can tell, you are checking everything after the first field matches. The best way to do this is to put the rows of the first file into a hash and then use the rows of the second file to do a lookup to see if the hash entry exists.
The following code is not guaranteed to run (I had a long night last night!) but should show the general idea....
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