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in reply to asking for suggestions about hash files

In the spirit of timtowtdi ... sort -rn file* | head -1 | awk '{ print $2 }' :-)

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Re^2: asking for suggestions about hash files
by ikegami (Patriarch) on Jun 29, 2009 at 21:09 UTC
    Involving Perl,
    sort -rn file* | head -1 | perl -pale'$_=$F[1]'