[CentOS] question on cut
john.allen at dublinux.net
Fri Sep 2 20:35:52 UTC 2005
On Friday 02 September 2005 15:00, Jerry Geis wrote:
> I am trying to use cut to tell me the suffix of a file.
> for example: echo /home/silentm/log/file.machine.log | cut -d . -f 1-
Bad to use but it would be 3-, not 1-
> I was expecting to get .log or log but I get the entire string echoed back.
> doing the opposite gave me what I expected:
> echo /home/silentm/log/file.machine.log | cut -d . -f 1
> gives me
> I am trying to find a way to test if the file ends in .log?
> How might I do that.
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