Awk – print lines which have a certain field matchin

5 May

#prints all lines that have field 1 matching field 2

$> cat <file> | awk '$1 ==$2'

 

 

# prints all lines that have 'robert' as field 4

$> awk '$4 == "robert"' <filename> 

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