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Re: [edlug] dos --> nix



1. dos2unix works a treat. Thankyou.
2. it is a bash script with some basic copys, greps & seds. I haven't got to 
grips with perl yet. Too many obscurely named special variables for me to 
remember. :-)


On Thursday 16 January 2003 20:44, Kevin Campbell wrote:
> On Thu, 16 Jan 2003, Andrew Beames wrote:
> > Up to now I've been using a script to translate the files
> > 	e.g.	tr -d '\r' < $file > $file.x
> > so that 'diff' doesn't show up too many changes, but I don't know how to
> > script in the end-of-line. So I've been manually editing the files that
> > 'diff' has a problem with; adding a new line; and rerunning the script.
>
> There's a util called dos2unix which should handle this comprehensively.
>
> > Anyway, main question is how I can automate the new-line task. Any ideas?
>
> What are you using these files for? If it's for perl scripts or the like,
> you can usually alter the command used to run the script to have it cope
> with windows encoding.
>
> Changing from
>
> #!/opt/bin/perl
>
> to
>
> #!/opt/bin/perl --
>
> should do the trick iirc
>
>
> HTH,
> Kev

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