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Re: [vox-tech] another Shell questionish


  • Subject: Re: [vox-tech] another Shell questionish
  • From: "Jay Strauss" <jjstrausMAPSs@yahoo.com>
  • Date: Mon, 12 Mar 2001 19:37:41 -0800
  • References: 004501c0ab6a$13e4aad0$6501a8c0@roscoe

Got it to work thanks

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jay Strauss" <jjstrauss@yahoo.com>
To: "vox-tech" <vox-tech@lugod.org>
Cc: <luni@luni.org>
Sent: Monday, March 12, 2001 9:02 PM
Subject: [vox-tech] another Shell questionish


> I have a file with list of files:
>
> ListOfFiles
> ============
> statement processed
> file1
> file2
> file3
> file4...
>
> I need the file of files but I want to get rid of the first line
"statement
> processed" for
> my tar cvf new.tar `cat ListOfFiles`
>
> I tried:
>
> tail -n `wc -l < ListOfFiles` -1 ListOfFiles
>
> i.e give me the file minus 1 line but the -1 doesn't get subtracted
>
> suggestions?
>
> Jay
>
>
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