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Double Spacing In Awk, Perl and Shell on Linux and Unix

Jul 09, 2008, 09:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mike Tremell)

[ Thanks to Mike Golvach for this link. ]

"Surprisingly, yesterday's post on multiline spacing with sed on Linux and Unix got some reponse. Enough so, that I figured I'd follow up today and answer the call for equal representation for Perl, awk and the plain old shell (pick one, any one ;)

"This post is going to be much the same as yesterday's, except with a few different tricks using a few different languages, rather than just focusing on one (sed). In fact, except for the fact that I'm mentioning sed every fifth word or so, and we're going to kick things off with a brief review of yesterday's simplest command, today should be a sed-free post..."

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