I'm looking for something that behaves like Perl's chomp. I'm looking for a command that simply prints its input, minus the last character if it's a newline: $ printf "one\ntwo\n" | ...
I would like to output results in latex table format using a bash script. However, when I want to add a newline symbol, bash either prints it (\n) or doesn't add a newline. I already tried several ...
If I try to execute read -a fooArr -d '\n' < bar the exit code is 1 -- even though it accomplishes what I want it to; put each line of bar in an element of the array fooArr (using bash 4.2.37). ...
I have this in a bash script DAY2="20130605"<Cr> echo "This is yesterday date:"$DAY2"end" Why is the output the following? It seems as though there is a carriage return in DAY2 but where is ...
I've got this code: Unix+=("Stock List") while read line; do result=$(wget -O - -o /dev/null "http://finance.yahoo.com/d/quotes.csv?s=$line&f=sl1&e=.csv" | tr ',' ' ' | tr '"' ' ') ...
Somehow I'm not able to read the trailing \n sign into the REPLY variable. Under any circumstances I want to avoid a blank line that results from the \n being echoed by read but echo one in case of ...
Git Bash is a nice bash shell you get in Windows as part of the installation of Git. It comes with other typical unix tools bundled inside, such as grep, sed, awk, perl. It doesn't have the file ...
Using version control systems I get annoyed at the noise when the diff says No newline at end of file. So I was wondering: How to add a newline at the end of a file to get rid off those messages?