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Re: [50 character or so descriptive subject here (for reference)]


From: Paul Jarc
Subject: Re: [50 character or so descriptive subject here (for reference)]
Date: Fri, 22 Mar 2002 12:42:52 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.090006 (Oort Gnus v0.06) Emacs/20.7 (i386-redhat-linux-gnu)

<address@hidden> wrote:
> I use paste with the delimiter set to nothing so it was the
> -d option with just open and then closed quotes.  Whatever character
> came after the closed quotes showed up as the 4th column...

This is a paste problem, not a bash problem.  bug-textutils would be
the place to report it if it were a bug.  But it's not a bug; paste
simply doesn't have any way of doing what you want it to do.  But you
can get the result you want by filtering the output through tr to
remove paste's delimiter.


paul



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