remove newlines from a file

Bertram Scharpf lists at
Tue Sep 1 19:27:49 UTC 2009


Am Dienstag, 01. Sep 2009, 18:03:19 +0000 schrieb Paul Schmehl:
> I found a sed tutorial once that did this, but I can't seem to find it 
> again. I have a file with multiple lines, each of which contains a single 
> ip followed by a /32 and a comma.  I want to combine all those lines into a 
> single line by removing all the newline characters at the end of each line.
> What's the best/most efficient way of doing that in a shell?

Probably this:

  $ echo `cat ip-file`
  $ ipline=`cat ip-file`
  $ echo $ipline | wc -l


Bertram Scharpf
Stuttgart, Deutschland/Germany

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