Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Just another Perl shrine
 
PerlMonks  

Re^3: How can I grab the last 2 lines of a file?

by Anonymous Monk
on Sep 20, 2014 at 12:28 UTC ( #1101374=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: How can I grab the last 2 lines of a file?
in thread How can I grab the last 2 lines of a file?

Hi Monks!
I came across this post and it seems very helpful to a snippet of code i am trying to put together...Actually, I am interested in exactly the same thing as requested here, with the exception of removing these N (e.g. 2) lines from the file...It this possible?
  • Comment on Re^3: How can I grab the last 2 lines of a file?

Replies are listed 'Best First'.
Re^4: How can I grab the last 2 lines of a file? (truncate)
by LanX (Cardinal) on Sep 20, 2014 at 13:53 UTC
    > removing these N (e.g. 2) lines from the file...It this possible?

    This it! See truncate.

    But you need to know the start of the lines to be dropped (see tell ), so the same techniques apply like described in this thread.

    edit

    Of course much easier if the length of the lines to be skipped are already known.

    Cheers Rolf

    (addicted to the Perl Programming Language and ☆☆☆☆ :)

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://1101374]
help
Chatterbox?
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others exploiting the Monastery: (4)
As of 2020-07-07 05:59 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?

    No recent polls found

    Notices?