Join lines split with backslash at the end

tr -d '\\' | tr -d '\n'
Sample Output
# tr -d '\\' <<END | tr -d '\n'
Hello \\
>> Hello world!


echo 'scale=70; 127/131' | bc | tr -d '\\' | tr -d '\n'

By: tongrider
2011-10-13 17:40:02

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What Others Think

Your command doesn't do what you say it does -- it just joins all the lines together.
flatcap · 467 weeks and 5 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.
tongrider · 467 weeks and 1 day ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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