Delete lines which contain string in a file
steve at holdenweb.com
Wed Feb 18 23:24:20 CET 2009
Rudi Goldman wrote:
> Go easy on me as I am a new to Python and am trying to solve a practical
> problem that is driving me bananas.
> Basically I have 2 text files, a source and a target. I want to be able
> to delete all of the lines in the target file which contain text from
> any line in the source file.
> Source: Target:
> 111 xxx 111 yyy
> 222 xxx 333 sss
> 333 jjj 444 sss
> After executing this code the target file should only consist of the
> line: jjj 444 sss
> Any help on this one would be greatly appreciated.
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