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# 1  
Old 02-20-2008
How to add new line character at the end of a file

hi all, i have this question: How to add new line character at the end of a file????

i need this because i am loading a file to sybase and i have problems with the last record
thanks for your help
# 2  
Old 02-20-2008
Maybe with this?

Code:
echo >> my_file

# 3  
Old 02-21-2008
Quote:
Originally Posted by robotronic
Maybe with this?

Code:
echo >> my_file

ok, it works... thanks
# 4  
Old 05-07-2008
problem

Quote:
Originally Posted by DebianJ
ok, it works... thanks
i have a problem with the instruction "echo >> my_file", when i do it manually, it works, but when i do it in a script, automatically, it doesn´t, deletes the last record, why??
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Old 05-07-2008
Strange... Can you tell me on what OS and which shell are you using?

Maybe at the top of the script you have a line with

#!/bin/whatever

that is different from the shell you're using in console mode.
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Old 05-07-2008
Quote:
Originally Posted by robotronic
Strange... Can you tell me on what OS and which shell are you using?

Maybe at the top of the script you have a line with

#!/bin/whatever

that is different from the shell you're using in console mode.
#! /bin/ksh , that is the line at the top of the script
 

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