On Tue, Dec 02, 2003 at 05:53:59PM -0500, parv wrote: > in message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, > wrote Bryan Cassidy thusly... > > > > I've downloaded a couple of .xhtml files and they have ^M characters > > all through it. I tried the col -b < name > newname command on these > > files but when I do that it erases the whole document. Any ideas? > > Ah, a FAQ of comp.unix.* groups... > > http://groups.google.com/groups?q=remove+%22%5EM%22+file+group%3Acomp.unix.* > > > It pains me not to see even a mention of sed, even though i prefer the > "perl pie" solution myself. To rectify the situation... > > # one way to type ^M is: Ctrl-V followed by Ctrl-M > sed -e 's/^M$//' old > new && mv -f new old >
Freebsd's sed has -i sed -ie 's/^M$//' old - Rob _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"