Re: rs in debian
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> is there any alternative to (bsd-based, imho) utility rs in debian? i
> tried to find it, but to no avail... or maybe i just missed some
> essential package?
> if you need to know what is it about:
> rs reads its input into an array of rows and columns, applies a
> specified transformation to the array, and writes it out with the
> specified number of rows and columns. It can be used to do column
> formatting and tidying of text, to transpose rows to columns and columns
> to rows (word-by-word, not character-by-character), and as a wrapper
> around line-oriented tools to let them handle multiline data.
maybe i should add what i need it to do -
i have a text file. datasets are formed by lines, values are
white-character separated. now i need to create a transpose of this
file, i.e. convert rows to columns.
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