Remove blank lines from a file and save output to new file

sed '/^$/d' file >newfile

By: haplo
2009-09-24 19:22:49

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haplo: You have not used grep. You used sed There is no advantage to what you did.
bobdog · 659 weeks and 3 days ago
I actually think this is exactly the kind of job sed is made for, and not grep
thiagodrv · 659 weeks and 2 days ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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