In this HackerRank Paste - 3 problem solution The paste command is used for merging lines of a given file. It may be used for merging data from one or more files.

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 tabs as demonstrated in the sample.

Input Format

You are given a CSV file where each row contains the name of a city and its state separated by a comma.

Output Format

Replace the newlines in the input with tabs as demonstrated in the sample.

Sample Input

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.

Sample Output

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.

Explanation

The delimiter between consecutive rows of data has been transformed from the newline to a tab.

HackerRank Paste - 3 problem solution


Problem solution.

paste -s


Second solution.

paste -s -


Third solution.

paste -d'\t' -s /dev/stdin