Help on a little script
pauls at utdallas.edu
Sun Jan 23 15:19:44 PST 2005
--On Sunday, January 23, 2005 10:30 AM -0600 antenneX <antennex at swbell.net>
> Am running FBSD-4.10p2
> I have a serious need for some help on a CGI script I just installed.
> I've tried to reach the author but no dice there.
> It's used to automate "unsubscribes" on a mail list.
> It works well except for this:
> It changes my mail list from this format:
> ...to this:
> name1name2name3 <---one big long line with no separators.
> With over 6000 names it makes a huge long line instead with no space
> the names either. It make a mess!
> I know how to convert
> name1 name2 name3.....
> like this:
># cat mybadlist | xargs > mygoodlist
> ...but, need the reverse.
> So how can I convert
> ...back to the original format?
It would probably be a lot easier to fix the cgi script so it creates the
list with separators.
Paul Schmehl (pauls at utdallas.edu)
Adjunct Information Security Officer
The University of Texas at Dallas
AVIEN Founding Member
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