[nycbug-talk] Scripting Question

Kevin Reiter KReiter at insidefsi.net
Thu Mar 8 11:04:23 EST 2007

-----Original Message-----
From: Ray Lai [mailto:ray at cyth.net]
Sent: Thursday, March 08, 2007 11:00 AM
To: Kevin Reiter
Subject: Re: [nycbug-talk] Scripting Question

On Thu, Mar 08, 2007 at 10:44:19AM -0500, Kevin Reiter wrote:
> All,
> I know this doesn't pertain to *BSD specifically, but I know there are scripting gurus in here that may know how to do this.
> What I'm trying to do is take a file containing a list of numbers, in the form of:
> 1
> 2
> 3
> 4
> 5
> and convert it to a comma-delimited list on a single line (i.e. 1,2,3,4,5) and write that to an existing file on a specific line.

$ jot -s, 5

Interesting, indeed.  What's the syntax when I don't know the last number, nor how many numbers are in the given list?

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