On Mon, Feb 02, 2004 at 12:55:08PM +0000, John P. Looney wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 02, 2004 at 12:52:19PM +0000, olearypj at rte.ie mentioned:
> > Hi folks,
> > I need to compare two VERY large files of names & extract the
> > lines that are not common to both. The problem is that the same names appear
> > in different positions in both files. I promise I have tried diff, sdiff etc,
> > but they seem to compare the same lines in each file.
>> Have a look at the "uniq" command. It's likely what you are looking for.
>hmm.. wasn't there a tip from padraig.. something like
sort < file1 < file2 | uniq -u
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