[Ilugc] Grep two lines from text file with different A and B switch

Shakthi Kannan shakthimaan at gmail.com
Thu Jul 26 21:44:11 IST 2012


--- On Thu, Jul 26, 2012 at 6:24 PM, Balasubramaniam Natarajan
<bala150985 at gmail.com> wrote:
| I can get the first line by the command
| $*grep "MD5 " */reports/report.txt*
| If I want the next Network Activity
| $*grep "Network Activity" -A5 */reports/report.txt*
| However how can I get to do both of these in the same line so that their
| outputs are interleaved ?

Learn to read manual pages.

  $ man grep

As stated, multiple search patterns can be given using the "-e" option.

I would also encourage you to use a standard file format (xml, yaml,
json, for example) for report.txt, so it can be parsed easily.


Shakthi Kannan

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