On Thu, 28 Jul 2005, Brian Foster wrote:
> possible confusion/unclarity in Paul's request. it looks to me
> that Paul's script will _only_ print matches when word1 is at
> the end of a line and word2 is at the start of the next line.
No wait.. that *is* exactly what PB asked for, I quoted his request
before my awk suggestion:
>> word2"'. Does anybody know a way of making this return a case where
>> word1 is at the end of one line, and word2 is at the start of the
"word1 at end of one line, word2 at start of next" seems clear to
> (it also does not allow trailing spaces at the end of line 1 or
> leading spaces on line 2, both of which are legal and harmless in
Those can be fixed, change the match for word1 to $NF == "word1", the
word2 match is already like that, but for $1, so /already/ ignores
trivial whitespace padding.
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