One thing that works from the command line too

col -bx < oldfile > newfile && mv newfile oldfile

Picked that up from a freebsd box that had a freebsd-tips or something like that fortune file running on login

At 09:27 AM 1/25/2004, Greg Wooledge wrote:
If *every* line ends with ^M (which is almost always going to be the
case, if the file has been produced on a DOS/Windows system), then
you can just use this:


to delete the last character of each line.  This has an obvious
downside, but the advantages are that it's easier to type and to

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