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Re^3: newlines in regular expressions

by eyepopslikeamosquito (Chancellor)
on Dec 07, 2004 at 07:22 UTC ( #412848=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: newlines in regular expressions
in thread newlines in regular expressions

perl -p -e 'BEGIN { undef $/ } s/\n{2,}/\n/g'

Which can be shortened to:

perl -p0777e 's/\n{2,}/\n/g'
See perldoc perlrun for details of perl's -0 option.


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