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Re: howto join lines



On Wed, 2008-10-01 at 10:58 -0700, Fred Silsbee wrote:
> 
> --- On Wed, 10/1/08, Dave Burns <tburns hawaii edu> wrote:
> 
> > From: Dave Burns <tburns hawaii edu>
> > Subject: Re: howto join lines
> > To: "Community assistance, encouragement, and advice for using Fedora." <fedora-list redhat com>
> > Date: Wednesday, October 1, 2008, 5:51 PM
> > echo 'textone
> > texttwo
> > something'|xargs
> > textone texttwo something
> > 
> > 
> > On Wed, Oct 1, 2008 at 5:13 AM, David Hláčik
> > <david hlacik eu> wrote:
> > > Hello guys,
> > >
> > > i want to have those lines joined to one line with
> > spaces
> > >
> > > Before :
> > >
> > > textone
> > > texttwo
> > > something
> > >
> > > After :
> > >
> > > textone texttwo something
> > >
> > > So far i have been using fmt -w 2000 , but this is
> > limited to 2000
> > > characters. There must be something better.
> > >
> > > Thanks in advance!
> > >
> > > David
> > >
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> the good old command line "cat" was invented (I am told) to concatenate!

'cat' will not remove newlines.

> need to know the whole problem first! editing, scripting, programming

Agreed.

poc


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