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RE: [edlug] Global Search and Replace



Thanks all for your help.
 
All a bit fiddly, so going to use BBEdit global search and replace on nested folders on a Mac ;-)
 
P

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	From: owner-edlug@xxx.xxx.xxx on behalf of Justin B Rye 
	Sent: Wed 17/03/2004 00:22 
	To: edlug@xxx.xxx.xxx 
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	Subject: 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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