intersection between two files

grep -Fx -f file1 file2

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By: zarathud
2010-05-28 14:50:14

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normally comm file1 file2 can be used to find the intersection ( with "comm -1 -2" option) but grep approach is more flexible since it does not require sorting of the contents. Flexible but slower approach..
alperyilmaz · 544 weeks and 1 day ago
yes, this solution is slower
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