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Re: need help with awk

On  0, Guillaume CHARDIN <guillaume.chardin@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> In a backup process of some xen virtual machine, i need to extract in
> the config file some informations (in fact the disk line) .
> The line look like this :
>              disk = [ file:/path/to/file,sda1,w ]
> my goal is to isolate le `file` part to use it later. I'm a beginner
> with sed/grep and [...]

I know this isn't the answer you were looking for, but here is an easy way to
isolate it in Perl;

$string = "disk = [ file:/path/to/file,sda1,w ]";
$string =~ s/^.+://;
$string =~ s/ ]$//;
($path,$name,$perms) = split(",", $string);


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