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Re: Break one liner command line script after first match

by McA (Priest)
on Oct 30, 2013 at 12:03 UTC ( #1060345=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Break one liner command line script after first match

Hi

why not just exiting after printing the matched line?

UPDATE: perl -ne'/(data)/ && print($1) && exit' file.txt

McA

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Re^2: Break one liner command line script after first match
by hdb (Monsignor) on Oct 30, 2013 at 12:33 UTC

    Or die!

    perl -ne'/(data)/ && die $1' file.txt

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