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Re: Stupid Question: Striping Dos ^M From Texts



On Thu, 5 Jun 1997, Curt Howland wrote:

> 
> Somewhere in the dank recesses of my mind, I recall
> a utility that would strip the extra ^M's from a
> text file copied to a unix box. Well, it seems that
> Linux also considers these ^M's extranious, is there
> such a standard utility or do I have to dig even 
> deeper to remember sed/awk/grep commands?  :^>
> 
The seesat5 package (a satellite tracking program) provides a little
program called "cr" that will convert text files from DOS style carriage
returns to Unix ones and back. Seesat5 needs the facility to incorporate
DOS generated element files on the Linux file system without the extra ^M
which causes problems for seesat5.

Luck,

Dwarf
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