Re: quickie UNIX command

Subject: Re: quickie UNIX command
From: Gawain Reifsnyder (
Date: Thu May 17 2001 - 12:37:21 MDT

At 1:17 PM -0400 on 5/17/01, cdowns wrote:

>the -v option remove the string specified and creates a new file
>without those strings.
>i think this is what you are tring to do.
>evil hacker wants his ipaddress out of a log file so :
>cat /var/log/messages | grep -v "" >>
>/var/log/ ; mv /var/log/ /var/log/messages
>thats it and hes is gone from that log.

So, what are you trying to imply.... ;-)

If I ever become an evil hacker, I'll try and keep that in mind. :-)


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