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Need a linux script for remove the all line which end  with /.

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Need a linux script for remove the all line which end  with /.

accounts/user1/
accounts/user1/pending cn 28.11.11.xls
accounts/user1/DELIVERY/
accounts/user1/DELIVERY/APRIL-12/
accounts/user1/MARCH 12/
accounts/user1/REPORTS/
accounts/user2/WORK.xls
accounts/user2/CONTRACT.xls

It show output like this:
accounts/user1/pending cn 28.11.11.xls
accounts/user2/WORK.xls
accounts/user2/CONTRACT.xls

remove line which end with /


Thanks & Regards,
Xerox
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sed -i.backup '/\/$/d' ./infile
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by:duncanb7
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Linux command :

write it into other new outputfile.txt

sed   's/\///g' yourfile.txt >outputfie.txt

or

overwrite the same file yourfile.txt  after

 sed  -i   's/\///g' yourfile.txt
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by:xeroxzerox
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Firstly Thanks for response.and script running great-fully  but it move some lines which end without / in backup file.
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by:duncanb7
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Could you attach your file in this thread ?
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by:Dan Craciun
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@duncanb7: what does "\//" mean?
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it should works

 tr "//\r" "\r" <yourfile.txt >outout.txt

it will only replace  the last "/" at the end of line
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by:Dan Craciun
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@xeroxzerox: in infile.backup you have your original text. Including all the lines that end in "/".
The cleaned lines are in infile.
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by:xeroxzerox
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HI duncanb7,
 your command output is
root@LEN-A70-198:/home/#  tr "//\r" "\r" 2013-11-28_ad.log > /home/outout.txt
tr: extra operand `2013-11-28_ad.log'
Try `tr --help' for more information.

Hi DanCraciun,
i do it but it only store 724 lines in orignal file & after, it send all lines in backup file include without / lines.
Why original file contain only 724 lines.if sed read all (30000 lines) then it store all lines.
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by:Dan Craciun
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What sed -i.backup does is:
1. copy 2013-11-28_ad.log as 2013-11-28_ad.log.backup
2. delete lines from 2013-11-28_ad.log as per the regular expressions

If you do NOT want your original file modified, but instead copy the lines that don't end in "/" in another file, try this:

sed -n '/\/$/!p' ./2013-11-28_ad.log > 2013-11-28_ad.log.new
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please also convert  dos to unix format  that make sure yourfile in unix format  by

 dos2unix  yourfile.txt output.txt  OR  on vi editor by :set fileformat=unix and save it

this is my final , please try it , it works at my side


sed 's/\/$//g' yourfile.txt>output.txt

Or  overwrite file

 sed -i 's/\/$//g' yourfile.txt
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