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Re: [edlug] Global Search and Replace



Dick Middleton wrote:
> Justin B Rye wrote:
> 
>>The problem is that sed doesn't edit the file in place - it just
>>outputs the filtered version to stdout. 
> 
> The -i option replaces the file:
> 
> sed -i s/.../ file

In ssed, sure, but not in the GNU sed in Debian Stable.  Oh, yes,
fair enough, the Testing version's got it - looks like ssed's for
the chop, then!

Okay:
find -name *.html -print0 | xargs -tr0l sed -i "s/$A/$B/"
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JBR
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