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Re: Concatenate every 5 lines of input with a comma.

by ForgotPasswordAgain (Deacon)
on Jul 09, 2009 at 19:24 UTC ( #778673=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Concatenate every 5 lines of input with a comma.

UPDATE: Oh, sorry, I'd only read the subject. I don't understand the body of your post.

Original:

perl -pe's/$/,/ if not$.%5' file

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Re^2: Concatenate every 5 lines of input with a comma.
by jwkrahn (Monsignor) on Jul 09, 2009 at 21:06 UTC

    Not even close:

    $ seq 20 | perl -pe's/$/,/ if not$.%5' 1 2 3 4 5, 6 7 8 9 10, 11 12 13 14 15, 16 17 18 19 20,

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