Converting a list to a row delimited

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http://www.unix.com – Hello, I have a large database with the following structure: set of clustered names followed by a hard return and followed by a second set of clustered names and so on. Sometimes the clusters can be as many as 150. Since the data is in an Indian language, a theoretical example will make this clear. Quote: john jon jhon mary marry meri mari What I need is to convert the series of lists to a single row so that the desired output is as under: Quote: john=jon=jhon mary=merry=meri=mari (HowTos)