tranlate "tr" with awk

 
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lawrenzo
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tranlate "tr" with awk

Hi

 

Please help ...

 

I want to use awk to seperate a command output from

 

a,b,c,d,e | tr -s ',' '\n'

 

a

b

c

d

e

 

how can this be achieved?

 

thanks

 

Chris

 

hello
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Dennis Handly
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Re: translate "tr" with awk

You want to replace your tr(1) command by awk?

 

echo "a,b,c,d,e" | awk -F, '

{

for (i = 1; i < NF;  ++i)

   print $i

}'