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can variables be used as pattern for awk command?
Joined: Dec 06, 2011
Dec 13, 2011 05:05:21
I wanted to know if we can use the variable as a
for awk command as shown below:
$c = "Dec Tue";
$log = `awk '/\$c/' in.txt`;
I have to search for a pattern in $c occuring in file in.txt.
Thanks in advance.
Joined: Oct 02, 2003
Dec 13, 2011 07:18:57
What happened when you tried it?
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