[CentOS] Log File Reviewing

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Mon Jan 5 21:05:08 UTC 2009


Joseph L. Casale wrote:
>> to match one or more, use + instead of *.
>>
>> * matches 0 or more, + matches 1 or more.
> 
> Thanks!
> 
>>> I have to buy a book on RegEx's and Sed :)
>> http://www.gnu.org/manual/gawk/gawk.pdf
>>
>> (G)awk is pretty sh!t hot where I work; however we've extended it a
>> bit. :)
> 
> So gawk does all that sed does and more? I suppose I can start with
> that in this case, I always wanted a book on regexe's so I think I
> am going to order O'Reilly's Mastering Regular Expressions, Third Edition.
> They also have a sed & awk, Second Edition book, but its 10+ years old,
> does that matter, has sed/awk changed any since then?

Why not just start with perl which does more than sed/awk while using 
similar syntax (if you want)?

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   Les Mikesell
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