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Search and delete using sed command [message #639294] Sun, 05 July 2015 02:58 Go to next message
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Hi Experts ,

I want to search the pattern in and condition and then only delete that line containing that character string.

Input :
<POSLog><Transaction SourceSystem="1"><RetailStoreID StoreLanguageCode="1033">1030</RetailStoreID><RevenueCenterID>0</RevenueCenterID><WorkstationID>2</WorkstationID><RegisterTransactionNumber >306</RegisterTransactionNumber>

pattern to search is

grep -n 'RegisterTransactionNumber>306' sth_sample_data.dat |grep -n 'WorkstationID>2'|grep -n '1030</RetailStoreID>'

and using sed and I want to delete that line.

I tried many ways like below but it is not working correctly

sed -e '/RegisterTransactionNumber>306/d' -e 's/WorkstationID>2/d' sth_sample_data.dat>test1.dat_4

Can anyone provide help.
Re: Search and delete using sed command [message #639295 is a reply to message #639294] Sun, 05 July 2015 04:31 Go to previous message
Michel Cadot
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This question bears no real connection with Oracle database.
Please find a more appropriate forum.
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