Reverse.bash is a Bash shell script that reverses the order of your text file. Simply pass the input and output file paths as argument and it will do the trick. Output file must not already exist or the software warns you and exits.
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Reverse.bash "infile" "outfile"
Attached File: Reverse.bash (595 B)
Found a bug in Reverse.bash where it wouldn't work with lines that contain spaces. The new version attached below fixes that problem.
I've made a huge improvement in this version of Reverse.bash by using the "tac" utility to perform the reverse operation. The improved version of Reverse.bash is attached below.
However, some systems (such as Mac OS X) does not have the "tac" utility. In those cases, the previous version of Reverse.bash, with its own reverse algorithm, is still better. In the future, I may modify Reverse.bash to support both methods.
Noticed that the script is calling "sh" rather than BASH. So I made a minor change to call the right shell interpreter.
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