How to ensure one blank line on top of ASCII files?
freebsd at meijome.net
Mon Feb 13 03:43:02 PST 2006
Kristian Vaaf wrote:
> I need to make sure all my ASCII files start with one blank line.
> I just need to know what command to use,
> I've written the rest of the script to do this for me:
echo "" > MY_BLANK_LINE.txt
> for file in `find -s . -type f -not -name ".*"`; do
> if file -b "$file" | grep -q 'text'; then
mv $file $file.tmp
cat MY_BLANK_LINE.txt $file.tmp >> $file
rm -f $file.tmp
> echo "$file: Done"
rm -f MY_BLANK_LINE.txt
There possibly are far more elegant solutions...but that should work.
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