newbie: use <CR> in RE?

Robin Schoonover end at
Sat Nov 22 07:49:58 PST 2003

On Sat, 22 Nov 2003 10:44:30 -0500, Scott W <wegster at> wrote:
> Jerry McAllister wrote:
> >
> >So why not just use tr?      \t should get tabs, as you noted \r gets
> >CRs I don't know linefeed off hand, but wouldn't be surprised if it was
> >\l. It follows the usual conventions.
> >
> >There are more things besides -d that you can do with tr also.
> You can do what you want in vi or sed, you just need to escape the first 
> escape character, eg
> sed -i s/\\r//g
> vi:
> :/s/\\r//g
> Note that with your tr string, you're already 'wrapping' the backslash-r 
> in double quotes, thereby avoiding shell expansion..
> You can also use the dos2unix command, although I don't see it in
> ports...


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