in reply to Re: unhead and untail
in thread unhead and untail

unhead is superfluous even with inplace editing given recent versions of GNU sed, as they sport an -i switch for inplace editing just like Perl has. What you still can't do with sed is specify "X lines before end of file" addresses.

Makeshifts last the longest.

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Re: Re^2: unhead and untail
by dmitri (Priest) on Apr 15, 2003 at 20:41 UTC
    > What you still can't do with sed is specify "X lines before end of file" addresses.

    Neither can this utility, read the description.