On Aug 7, 11:44 am, chutsu <chu... / gmail.com> wrote:
> I've got a file that is in two columns, how do I add the second column
> up as I read through the file?
>
> Code:
> #!/usr/bin/ruby
> file = File.open('some_file.txt')
>
> # Going through each line
> file.each do |line|
>   data = line.split("\t")
>   total += data[1]        # How do I make this line work?
> end
>
> puts total

awk "{t += $2} END {print t}" some_file.txt