Re: Mcopy not removing the "^M" character
On Mon, Nov 08, 2004 at 11:26:55PM +0100, Richard Lyons wrote:
> On Monday 08 November 2004 19:00, Eric Dickner wrote:
> > --- David Jardine <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > If you're putting something on to a windows machine,
> > > wouldn't
> > > mcopy automatically use the dos CR-LF?
> > I was trying to remove the CR-LF so the /etc/hosts
> > file lookup wouldn't be messed up. I never did get
> > "mcopy -T" (or any option or combination of options)
> > to do it. Instead I used the KDE file manager as root
> > (something I ususally use "nano" and a shell) and cut
> > and paste. It was smart enough to strip them off.
> $ tr '\r\n' '\n' < dosfile > unixfile
> do it?
For me that doubles each newline, but I can't see why. But
$ tr -d '\r' < dosfile > unixfile
seems to do it.
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