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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 ( #1101389=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


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

> 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 ☆☆☆☆ :)

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