[Beowulf] Re: Religious wars

Perry E. Metzger perry at piermont.com
Mon Jul 21 13:23:27 EDT 2008

stephen mulcahy <smulcahy at aplpi.com> writes:
> Peter St. John wrote:
>> Line numbers are super convenient for peer-review, so humans can
>> refer to lines. I've written C programs just to preprend every line
>> with a consequtive integer.
>> Peter
> cat -n is your friend.

and if it didn't exist, the corresponding awk program is:

  awk '{printf "%d %s\n", FNR, $0}'

and Unix has about 10 other trivial ways to do this. (That's probably
not even the simplest awk program, but I'm lazy today.)

Beowulf mailing list, Beowulf at beowulf.org
To change your subscription (digest mode or unsubscribe) visit http://www.beowulf.org/mailman/listinfo/beowulf

More information about the Beowulf mailing list