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# 1  
Old 10-06-2009
sed to copy 2nd line behind the 1st

Hi all,

I need some help please. I got a file with two lines like this

111111111111111111
222222222222222222

and I want this

111111111111111111222222222222222

How can I do this with sed?
# 2  
Old 10-06-2009
Code:
sed 'N;s/\n//' infile

# 3  
Old 10-06-2009
Hi and thanks for the reply.
It kind of worked, now I get the following result.

11111111111111111^M22222222222222222^M

Any ideas how to remove the ^M

Cheers
# 4  
Old 10-06-2009
Quote:
Originally Posted by stinkefisch
Hi and thanks for the reply.
It kind of worked, now I get the following result.

11111111111111111^M22222222222222222^M

Any ideas how to remove the ^M

Cheers
^M is actually a Control-Key for Carriage Return. Your terminal type may strip this when viewing but they are there. I would recommend you clean up your original file OR try:
sed 'N;s/\n//' FILENAME | tr -d '\015'

Smilie
# 5  
Old 10-06-2009
Thanks mate

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