In this post, we will solve Paste – 1 HackerRank Solution. This problem (Paste – 1) is a part of Linux Shell series.
In this challenge, we practice using the paste command to merge lines of a given file.
You are given a CSV file where each row contains the name of a city and its state separated by a comma. Your task is to replace the newlines in the file with semicolons as demonstrated in the sample.
You are given a CSV file where each row contains the name of a city and its state separated by a comma.
Replace the newlines in the input file with semicolons as demonstrated in the sample.
Albany, N.Y. Albuquerque, N.M. Anchorage, Alaska Asheville, N.C. Atlanta, Ga. Atlantic City, N.J. Austin, Texas Baltimore, Md. Baton Rouge, La. Billings, Mont. Birmingham, Ala. Bismarck, N.D. Boise, Idaho Boston, Mass. Bridgeport, Conn.
Albany, N.Y.;Albuquerque, N.M.;Anchorage, Alaska;Asheville, N.C.;Atlanta, Ga.;Atlantic City, N.J.;Austin, Texas;Baltimore, Md.;Baton Rouge, La.;Billings, Mont.;Birmingham, Ala.;Bismarck, N.D.;Boise, Idaho;Boston, Mass.;Bridgeport, Conn.
The delimiter between consecutive rows of data has been transformed from the newline to a semicolon.
Solution – Paste – 1 – HackerRank Solution
# Replace the newlines in the input file with semicolons paste -d";" -s
Note: This problem (Paste – 1) is generated by HackerRank but the solution is provided by CodingBroz. This tutorial is only for Educational and Learning purpose.