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Re: dig: single line



On Wed, 11 Mar 2009 19:31:34 -0430, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:

> On Wed, 2009-03-11 at 23:32 +0000, Mike -- EMAIL IGNORED wrote:
>> The head suggestion won't work, because in the above example, it is the
>> second line I want.
> 
> A trivial excercise for old Shell hands, e.g.
> 
>         program | head -n 2 | tail -n 1
> 
> or
> 
>         program | sed -n 2p
> 
> poc

Yes, but the dig command sometimes returns the result
on the first line, and sometimes on the second, so
it is necessary to test what you get.

Mike.


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