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Re: dig: single line



On Thu, 2009-03-12 at 00:13 +0000, Mike -- EMAIL IGNORED wrote:
> 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.

You haven't so far said which of the lines you are interested in.
Perhaps you can use grep on a pattern.

poc


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