MS-DOS CR/LF compatibility in $() and ``?

Joshua Rosen
Tue Aug 31 23:49:00 GMT 1999

Earnie Boyd wrote:
> --- Pontus Lidman <> wrote:
> > It seems that when the output of a command contains MS-DOS newlines
> > (CR+LF), these are not stripped from the end of the output when command
> > substitution is done.
> If I'm correct, then you'll need
> to filter the file to remove the \r just as you would on any UNIX environment

ie: run it through `tr'.

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