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Sed and Awk

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ISBN-10: 1565922255

ISBN-13: 9781565922259

Edition: 2nd 1996

Authors: Gigi Estabrook, Arnold D. Robbins, Dale Dougherty

List price: $39.99
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In Sed & Awk, Dale Dougherty and Arnold Robbins describe two text manipulation programs that are mainstays of the UNIX programmer's toolbox. This new edition covers the Sed and Awk systems as they are now mandated by the POSIX standard.
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Book details

List price: $39.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/11/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.782
Language: English

Preface
Power Tools for Editing
May You Solve Interesting Problems
A Stream Editor
A Pattern-Matching Programming Language
Four Hurdles to Mastering sed and awk
Understanding Basic Operations Awk, by Sed and Grep, out of Ed Command-Line
Syntax Using sed
Using awk
Using sed and awk Together
Understanding Regular Expression
Syntax That's an Expression
A Line-Up of Characters
I Never Metacharacter
I Didn't Like
Writing sed Scripts
Applying Commands in a Script
A Global Perspective on Addressing
Testing and Saving Output
Four Types of sed Scripts
Getting to the PromiSed Land
Basic sed Commands
About the Syntax of sed Commands
Comment Substitution
Delete Append, Insert, and Change List
Transform Print
Print Line
Number Next
Reading and Writing Files Quit
Advanced sed Commands
Multiline Pattern Space
A Case for Study
Hold That Line Advanced Flow Control
Commands To Join a Phrase
Writing Scripts for awk
Playing the Game Hello, World Awk's
Programming Model Pattern
Matching Records and Fields
Expressions System Variables
Relational and Boolean Operators
Formatted Printing
Passing Parameters Into a Script
Information Retrieval
Conditionals, Loops, and Arrays
Conditional Statements
Looping Other Statements
That Affect Flow Control Arrays
An Acronym Processor System Variables That Are Arrays
Functions Arithmetic Functions
String Functions
Writing Your Own Functions
The Bottom Drawer
The getline Function
The close() Function
The system() Function
A Menu-Based Command
Generator Directing
Output to Files and Pipes
Generating Columnar Reports
Debugging Limitations
Invoking awk Using the #! Syntax
A Flock of awks
Original awk
Freely Available awks
Commercial awks
Epilogue
Full-Featured Applications
An Interactive Spelling Checker
Generating a Formatted Index
Spare Details of the masterindex Program
A Miscellany of Scripts uutot.awk
Report UUCP Statistics phonebill
Track Phone Usage combine
Extract Multipart uuencoded Binaries mailavg
Check Size of Mailboxes adj
Adjust Lines for Text Files readsource
Format Program Source Files for troff gent
Get a termcap Entry plpr--lpr
Preprocessor transpose
Perform a Matrix Transposition m1
Simple Macro Processor
Quick Reference for sed
Quick Reference for awk
Supplement for
Index