Re: [dev] [PATCH] sbase: add cut

From: hiro <>
Date: Wed, 1 Aug 2012 16:33:04 +0200

sometimes I only respond to the suckless becaus I want to annoy you
with my top-posts, although I have nothing to say whatsoever.

On 8/1/12, Ryan Mullen <> wrote:
> Hi,
> On Wed, Aug 1, 2012 at 10:23 AM, pancake <> wrote:
>> The only thing i miss in cut is mutichar word split. Which is properly
>> handled by awk. For example:
>> If a line is splitted by multiple spaces or a mix of tabs and spaces it is
>> not handled right by cut. But awk does the job.
> This is something that can be fixed with a pipe through tr before your
> pipe through cut. Use tr to squeeze the multiple spaces down to a
> single one or translate the spaces/tabs into whichever whitespace you
> prefer.
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