Newline at the end of every line in a file.

How would u write a program in perl , sed or awk that would assure a there is a newline at the end of every line of a text file including the last line.

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here is code that reads in lines from a text file and checks the line for either a newline or linefeed at the end.

if is has a newline/linefeed you could just write that line to an output file.

if it is missing the newline/linefeed you could add a newline with $_ .= "\n\r";  then write the fixed line to the output file.

open (SOMEFILE, "somefile.txt");

while (<SOMEFILE>) {
  if (/[\n\r]$/) {
    #line is ok
  else {
    #line is missing linefeed or newline


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perl -i -pe 'BEGIN{$\="\n"}chomp' file
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