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Under unix, I have text file contain records, each line is a record. I have both history
file and update file, if history file
contains:
a
b
c
update file contains
c
d
how can I merge together get a file
a
b
c
d
each letter stands for a line.
Thanks.
Shane
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sort -u history update -o merged

You might have to restrict the sort to specific fields/columns in the history and update files. See "man sort" for details on how to do this.
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