Removing ^M

Tim Roberts timr at
Mon Jun 10 01:56:22 EDT 2002

Michael Kelly <mkelly2002 at> wrote:

>Michael Kelly wrote:
>> If you're on a unix flavor this works pretty well
>> tr -d '\015' <infile >outfile
>Whoops!  Should just be
>tr -d '015' <infile >outfile
>No need for the backslash.

There is if you want to remove carriage returns!  Without the backslash,
your command removes all occurrances of the digits '0', '1', and '5' from
the file.  Not entirely useless, but certainly much less useful than your
FIRST example.

In other words, you were right the first time...
- Tim Roberts, timr at
  Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.

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