From: Kenn Humborg (kenn at domain bluetree.ie)
Date: Fri 11 Feb 2000 - 12:59:39 GMT
> This is annoying me. I have a file with '|' delimiters. I want to get rid
> of any spaces after them. Say it looks like
> foo | bar | bing | something else | baz
> I want it to look like:
> foo|bar|bing|something else|baz
> Now, I tryed to run:
> cat file | sed -e 's/| */|/' > file1
> cat file1 | sed -e 's/ *|/|/' > file
> That regexp works fine in Vim. Not in sed. Mutter.
You forgot the g at the end of the command:
$ cat file | sed -e 's/| */|/g' > file1
$ cat file1 | sed -e 's/ *|/|/g' > file
This works for me...
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