Link to home
Start Free TrialLog in
Avatar of Watnog
WatnogFlag for Belgium

asked on

hpux ksh: insert hard return after string

Hi Experts,

I have this file on hpux:

 
...

Sun May 20 11:11:39 EDT 2012: 13
Sun May 20 11:16:39 EDT 2012: 10
Sun May 20 11:21:21 EDT 2012: 9
Sun May 20 11:26:21 EDT 2012: 9
Sun May 20 11:31:24 EDT 2012: 11
Sun May 20 11:36:25 EDT 2012: 13
Sun May 20 11:41:26 EDT 2012: 14
Sun May 20 11:46:27 EDT 2012: 14
Sun May 20 11:51:28 EDT 2012: 12
Sun May 20 11:56:32 EDT 2012: 12
Sun May 20 12:01:37 EDT 2012: 12
Sun May 20 12:06:38 EDT 2012: 9
Sun May 20 12:11:20 EDT 2012: 13
Sun May 20 12:16:23 EDT 2012: 14
Sun May 20 12:21:28 EDT 2012: 13
Sun May 20 12:26:31 EDT 2012: 10
Sun May 20 12:31:35 EDT 2012: 10
Sun May 20 12:36:34 EDT 2012: 1
Sun May 20 12:41:37 EDT 2012Sun May 20 12:46:20 EDT 2012: 6
Sun May 20 12:51:21 EDT 2012: 3
Sun May 20 10:56:28 EDT 2012: 9
Sun May 20 11:01:31 EDT 2012: 9
Sun May 20 11:06:37 EDT 2012: 11
Sun May 20 11:11:39 EDT 2012: 13
Sun May 20 11:16:39 EDT 2012: 10
Sun May 20 11:21:21 EDT 2012: 9
Sun May 20 11:26:21 EDT 2012: 9
Sun May 20 11:31:24 EDT 2012: 11
Sun May 20 11:36:25 EDT 2012: 13
Sun May 20 11:41:26 EDT 2012: 14
Sun May 20 11:46:27 EDT 2012: 14
Sun May 20 11:51:28 EDT 2012: 12
Sun May 20 11:56:32 EDT 2012: 12
Sun May 20 12:01:37 EDT 2012: 12
Sun May 20 12:06:38 EDT 2012: 9
Sun May 20 12:11:20 EDT 2012: 13
Sun May 20 12:16:23 EDT 2012: 14
Sun May 20 12:21:28 EDT 2012: 13
Sun May 20 12:26:31 EDT 2012: 10
Sun May 20 12:31:35 EDT 2012: 10
Sun May 20 12:36:34 EDT 2012: 1
Sun May 20 12:41:37 EDT 2012Sun May 20 12:46:20 EDT 2012: 6
Sun May 20 12:51:21 EDT 2012: 3
Sun May 20 12:56:24 EDT 2012: 3
Sun May 20 13:01:27 EDT 2012Sun May 20 13:06:29 EDT 2012Sun May 20 13:11:31 EDT 2012Sun May 20 13:16:34 EDT 2012Sun May 20 13:
21:34 EDT 2012Sun May 20 13:26:35 EDT 2012Sun May 20 13:31:36 EDT 2012Sun May 20 13:36:39 EDT 2012Sun May 20 13:41:23 EDT 2012
Sun May 20 13:46:26 EDT 2012Sun May 20 13:51:28 EDT 2012Sun May 20 13:56:31 EDT 2012Sun May 20 14:01:32 EDT 2012Sun May 20 14:
06:36 EDT 2012Sun May 20 14:11:38 EDT 2012Sun May 20 14:16:39 EDT 2012Sun May 20 14:21:22 EDT 2012Sun May 20 14:26:25 EDT 2012
Sun May 20 14:31:27 EDT 2012Sun May 20 14:36:30 EDT 2012Sun May 20 14:41:33 EDT 2012Sun May 20 14:46:34 EDT 2012Sun May 20 14:
51:37 EDT 2012Sun May 20 14:56:38 EDT 2012Sun May 20 15:01:21 EDT 2012Sun May 20 15:06:24 EDT 2012Sun May 20 15:11:25 EDT 2012
Sun May 20 15:16:28 EDT 2012Sun May 20 15:21:28 EDT 2012Sun May 20 15:26:30 EDT 2012Sun May 20 15:31:33 EDT 2012Sun May 20 15:
36:33 EDT 2012Sun May 20 15:41:35 EDT 2012Sun May 20 15:46:38 EDT 2012Sun May 20 15:51:21 EDT 2012Sun May 20 15:56:24 EDT 2012
Sun May 20 16:01:24 EDT 2012Sun May 20 16:06:27 EDT 2012Sun May 20 16:11:28 EDT 2012Sun May 20 16:16:32 EDT 2012Sun May 20 16:
21:34 EDT 2012Sun May 20 16:26:35 EDT 2012Sun May 20 16:31:37 EDT 2012Sun May 20 16:36:37 EDT 2012Sun May 20 16:41:39 EDT 2012
Sun May 20 16:46:39 EDT 2012Sun May 20 16:51:40 EDT 2012Sun May 20 16:56:22 EDT 2012Sun May 20 17:01:23 EDT 2012Sun May 20 17:
06:26 EDT 2012Sun May 20 17:11:28 EDT 2012Sun May 20 17:16:31 EDT 2012Sun May 20 17:21:36 EDT 2012Sun May 20 17:26:37 EDT 2012
Sun May 20 17:31:39 EDT 2012Sun May 20 17:36:23 EDT 2012Sun May 20 17:41:25 EDT 2012Sun May 20 17:46:25 EDT 2012Sun May 20 17:
51:26 EDT 2012Sun May 20 17:56:27 EDT 2012Sun May 20 18:01:29 EDT 2012Sun May 20 18:06:31 EDT 2012Sun May 20 18:11:34 EDT 2012
Sun May 20 18:16:35 EDT 2012Sun May 20 18:21:37 EDT 2012Sun May 20 18:26:39 EDT 2012Sun May 20 18:31:20 EDT 2012Sun May 20 18:
36:22 EDT 2012Sun May 20 18:41:25 EDT 2012Sun May 20 18:46:27 EDT 2012Sun May 20 18:51:28 EDT 2012Sun May 20 18:56:31 EDT 2012
Sun May 20 19:01:31 EDT 2012Sun May 20 19:06:33 EDT 2012Sun May 20 19:11:36 EDT 2012Sun May 20 19:16:36 EDT 2012Sun May 20 19:
21:37 EDT 2012: 8
Sun May 20 19:26:39 EDT 2012: 34
Sun May 20 19:31:20 EDT 2012: 23
Sun May 20 19:36:23 EDT 2012: 18
Sun May 20 19:31:20 EDT 2012: 23
Sun May 20 19:36:23 EDT 2012: 18
Sun May 20 19:41:23 EDT 2012: 17
Sun May 20 19:46:25 EDT 2012: 17
Sun May 20 19:51:28 EDT 2012: 18
Sun May 20 19:56:32 EDT 2012: 12
Sun May 20 20:01:32 EDT 2012: 21
Sun May 20 20:06:33 EDT 2012: 17
Sun May 20 20:11:34 EDT 2012: 15
Sun May 20 20:16:34 EDT 2012: 16
Sun May 20 20:21:35 EDT 2012: 11
Sun May 20 20:26:35 EDT 2012: 13
Sun May 20 20:31:36 EDT 2012: 1
...

Open in new window


Problem is with the date stamp not followed by a semicolon and a number (in fact a zero).
I need something to replace the [2012 not followed by a semicolon] by a hard return.

Can you help here?
Thanks.
ASKER CERTIFIED SOLUTION
Avatar of woolmilkporc
woolmilkporc
Flag of Germany image

Link to home
membership
This solution is only available to members.
To access this solution, you must be a member of Experts Exchange.
Start Free Trial
Avatar of Watnog

ASKER

It has been some time wmp.
Very good. Thank you.