Hmm sed -e "/^$/d" FILENAME > newfilename will do the job if they are empty lines.
Vince Jack Stone wrote: > Here I come with another easy one for most on the list -- except for me. > > I have 12,000 plus lines that have an empty line in between each real > line, like so: > > this is a line of info 1 > (empty) > this is a line of info 2 > > this is a line of info 3 > > etc, etc > > To eliminate each "empty" line in between the "info" lines would take a > long, long time. > Thus my question: what tool is available or syntax to remove the 6000 > empty lines so there's no space in between? > > This has got to be an easy one, except when one doesn't know the answer. > > Thanks, > > Jack of all trades, master of only some! > > _________________________________________________________________ > Stay in touch with old friends and meet new ones with Windows Live > Spaces > http://clk.atdmt.com/MSN/go/msnnkwsp0070000001msn/direct/01/?href=http://spaces.live.com/spacesapi.aspx?wx_action=create&wx_url=/friends.aspx&mkt=en-us > > > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to > "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"