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# 1  
Old 10-25-2007
Delete blank lines at the end of file

I am attempting to delete blank lines in my file and I've used this command:
sed '/^$/d' $file > $file.fixed

all this seems to do is copy the file and not delete the blank lines located at the end of the file. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.
# 2  
Old 10-25-2007
one way:
Code:
{ rm FILE; sed -e '...' > FILE; } < FILE

# 3  
Old 10-25-2007
unfortunately that still did not do the trick.
# 4  
Old 10-25-2007
I found this command and it worked for me:
sed '/^ *$/d'

Thank you very much for responding and your assistance.
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