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Answer: What is the simplest way to print a field, as in $3 does in awk

by jmcnamara (Monsignor)
on Oct 23, 2001 at 15:46 UTC ( #120753=categorized answer: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Q&A > strings > What is the simplest way to print a field, as in $3 does in awk - Answer contributed by jmcnamara

Use the -a switch to autosplit to @F.
perl -lane 'print if $F[1] =~ /localhost/' /etc/hosts
or     perl -lne 'print if /localhost/' /etc/hosts
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