On Mon, 16 Jul 2001, Caolan McNamara wrote:
> > ls -l | cut -f6 -d' '
> > or some such. Massage the -f field as you need.
>> I reckon the use of cut with ls is problematic, cut's fields are single
> characters. ls pads between columns with multiple spaces. Given
>You probably meant that cut's field delimiter is a single character. But
there's no reason why you couldn't just do
ls -l | cut -b16-24
But yes - the awk solution is much neater.
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