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Old 09-30-2009
records in a line

I have a file "sample.txt"


i want out like this

please provide script,
# 2  
Old 10-01-2009
if you don't mind a trailing comma, you can do it in one line
tr "\n" "," < in > out

if not:
touch out
LINECT=`cat in|wc -l`
while read line
  if [ ${COUNTER} -lt ${LINECT} ]
     echo $line|tr "\n" "," >> out
     echo $line >> out
  COUNTER=`expr $COUNTER + 1`
done < in

Last edited by varontron; 10-01-2009 at 12:17 AM..
# 3  
Old 10-01-2009
# tr "\n" "," < file
# awk -F, '{a=a?a FS$0:$0}END{print a}'  file

# 4  
Old 10-01-2009
cat urfile |xargs -n7

# 5  
Old 10-01-2009
tr '\n' ',' < file|sed 's/.$//'

# 6  
Old 10-01-2009

paste -s -d',' $file_name

# 7  
Old 10-01-2009
awk 'ORS=","{print $0}' file
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