Donncha O Caoimh writes:
> Last week I had to sort a list of several thousand email addresses in a
> file, and then break the file into manageable chunks.
> To do it I decided to rely on some basic Unix commands present in Linux:
> cat, sort and split.
>> Anyway, here's the little bit of code. It demonstrates the power of the
> Unix command line by piping one command into another into another again:
>> cat list.txt | sort -f -t @ -k 2 | split -l 500 - list
Today's winner of the "Useless Use of cat" award ...
> It's possible to shorten the above commands but I prefer to have it
> slightly more human readable!
Yeah, that's what they all say :)
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