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Join lines split with backslash at the end

Terminal - Join lines split with backslash at the end
tr -d '\\' | tr -d '\n'
2011-10-13 17:40:02
User: tongrider
Functions: tr
Join lines split with backslash at the end


There are 3 alternatives - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
sed -e '/\\$/{:0;N;s/\\\n//;t0}'
2011-10-09 14:35:23
User: mwgamera
Functions: sed

Joins each line that end with backslash (common way to mark line continuation in many languages) with the following one while removing the backslash.

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What others think

Your command doesn't do what you say it does -- it just joins all the lines together.

Comment by flatcap 340 weeks and 4 days ago

Okay, the first exemple from mwgamera misled me ... It's still possible with tr, but it's less smart... I just updated the command.

Comment by tongrider 340 weeks ago

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