replacing two EOL chars by one

Greg Menke gregm-news at
Sun Dec 21 02:13:39 CET 2003

xah at (Xah Lee) writes:

> i have a bunch of java files that has spaced-out formatting that i
> want to get rid of. I want to replace two end of line characters by
> one end of line characters. The files in question is unix, and i'm
> also working under unix, so i did:

Have a look at tr and sed.  tr is also a handy tool for fixing Windows
cr/lf madness.


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