Generate a list of items from a couple of items lists A and B, getting (B - A ) set

grep -vxFf ItemsListtoAvoid.txt AllItemsList.txt > ItemsDifference.txt
ItemsListtoAvoid (A) could be a list of files with a special characteristic to exclude. It can be a result of previous processing list, ex. a list of files containing a special string. AlItemsList.txt (B) Is a complete list of items including some or all items in A. Difference is saved in ItemsDifference.txt

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2018-10-27 02:20:05

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here is an alternative : comm -13 ItemsListtoAvoid.txt AllItemsList.txt > ItemsDifference.txt
keltroth · 3 weeks ago

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