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Old 09-20-2001, 01:30 PM   #1
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Question replace null characters in a file


I have a bunch of files containing null characters that I need to remove. Does anybody have an idea how to do that? Seems to me that most search utilities can only search for non-null text?

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Old 09-20-2001, 01:46 PM   #2
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Have you looked at the "gsub" argument in awk? something like this:

gsub(/\000/,"") # all nulls in each line
$0=$0 # resets fields if necessary
.... processing code goes here .....
 
Old 09-20-2001, 02:29 PM   #3
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That does it. Thanks!
 
  


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