AWK experts - how would I code around this in awk...
anothermindbomb at gmail.com
Fri Feb 19 11:17:34 UTC 2010
On Thu, Feb 18, 2010 at 10:39 PM, Alex Janssen <alex at ourwoods.org> wrote:
> Steve Flynn wrote:
> Maybe a bash script that removes all CR's and LF's and uses echo to
> reinsert them every 20 characters would do the job.
> touch $NEWFILE
> while read -n20 LINE
> echo "$LINE" >>$NEWFILE
> done <$(cat $OLDFILE|tr -d "\n\r")
> exit 0
> ###########end script
That's not a bad idea at all come to think of it.
Remove ALL CR/LF's to make one honking big line and then spit it back
out in chunks of 'n'.
Definitely food for thought. I can feel some playing around on my
laptop happening on the train home this afternoon... cheers! :)
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