stash: fixup DOS line termination

Wednesday, 26. 10. 2005  –  Category: all, stash

Inevitable evil: developer drops off a load of content with DOS line endings, flutzing up editor screens with ^M.

$ find /some/path -type f -exec perl -pi -e'y/\015//d;' \{\} \;

It’d be nicer to used xargs(1) instead of find(1)’s own -exec flag – way more efficient. However, chances are that if there’s borked line endings in a file tree then there’s probably also filenames with whitespace…

Not editing binary files would also be a bonus!

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