> I received a bunch of replys with a bunch of different ways of doing this.
> Just like everything else in Unix, there's multiple right ways of getting
> it done.
> I ended up using a combination of the replys
> tr -ds "[\n]" "~" variable.input.file | fold -w 80 >
> fixed.output file
> Thanks to
> Sanjaya Srivastava [mailto:Sanjaya.Srivastava@Eng.Sun.COM]
> Jason Armbruster [mailto:email@example.com]
> David Evans [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Richard Lathom [mailto:email@example.com]
> -----Original Message-----
> One of my users wants to take a file of variable length records (between
> 10 and approx 250 columns) and create a new file of fixed 80 column
> records with a tilde(~) between the old records. This is required by the
> remote site they are going to ftp the file to. I figure there just has to
> be a a one-line sed/awk/something to do this. Any takers ?
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