Adding to the front of a line

Matthew Flaschen matthew.flaschen at
Tue Jan 20 04:31:01 UTC 2009

Cameron Hutchison wrote:
> If the file is not very big, looping in bash will work ok, but once you
> start dealing with larger files, you really want to use other tools than
> bash loops. 

I doubt you'll get any noticeable performance difference.  The bash
script I gave does not fork any external processes.

Matt Flaschen

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