> 
> At 17:20 30.03.2006, Jerry McAllister wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > > Hello!
> > >
> > > Sometimes I notice ASCII files becoming double lined.
> > > As in there somehow appearing an empty line in between every line.
> > >
> > > Why is this? And:
> > >
> > > 01 How can I detect files with double lines?
> > > 02 And then eliminate this double lining?
> >
> >Check out tr(1)
> >It will quite easily remove the extra CR in every line.
> >Then, if you need, you can rename the clean file to the dirty file
> >   something like:   # tr -d "\r" < dirtyfile > cleanfile
> >                     # mv cleanfile dirtyfile
> >
> >Sorry, it takes two steps.
> >Thre are other methods that do it without a second file, but
> >for newbies, this is easier to understand.
> >
> >////jerry
> >
> > >
> > > The goal would be to apply 01 and 02 to this script:
> > >
> > > #!/usr/local/bin/bash
> > > #
> > > #   Remove CRLF, trailing whitespace and blank lines.
> > > #   $MARBEJA: clean.sh,v 1.0 2007/11/11 15:09:05 awad Exp $
> > > #
> > >
> > > for file in `find -s . -type f`; do
> > >
> > >       if file -b "$file" | grep -q 'text'; then
> > >
> > >               echo >> "$file"
> > >
> > >               tr -d '\r' < "$file" \
> > >               | sed -E -e 's/[[:space:]]+$//' \
> > >               | cat -s - > "${file}.tmp" && mv -f "${file}.tmp" "$file"
> > >
> > >               echo "$file: Done"
> > >
> > >       fi
> > >
> > > done
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > Vaaf
> > >
> 
> Thanks Jerry! But isn't this what my script already does?

Guess so.  I didn't read that

////jerry

> 
> As for Mr. Kennaway, if you had a big bugger up your nose the minute 
> you're about
> to go on a date, wouldn't you like an honest opinion?
> 
> Vaaf
> 
> 

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