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


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: [50 character or so descriptive subject here (for reference)]
Date: Fri, 22 Mar 2002 21:21:35 +0100
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address@hidden (Paul Jarc) writes:

|> <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.

What's wrong with

$ paste -d '' ...

or

$ paste --delimiters= ...

?

Andreas.

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