> Hi All
>> Does anyone have any sugestions about how to split an input stream: ie..
>> There is a continuous data stream coming in the serial port.
> There is a LF character at the end of each record.
> Ideally, each record should be stored in a separate file for further
> processing (these records are rather large)
> The question is how to recognise the End-Of-Record character and store all
> data from that record in a (uniquely named) file.
> There is unique data within each record which could form the basis for the
>> Any ideas (sed/awk etc)
Have you tried using split --lines 1 to chop up the input
stream? Then use another script that reads the xaa, xab
etc files dropped by split and renames then according to
the data inside them?
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