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Re: [SLE] ?program to replace text in text files (Solved)
  • From: James Philp <linuxjames2003@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 22 Aug 2003 09:43:36 -0700 (PDT)
  • Message-id: <20030822164336.7577.qmail@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
[...]
>
> You may have noticed that you got a number of
> answers to your question, all
> using different utilities. If you want to learn to
> do things like your search
> 'n' replace thing yourself, I'd advise you learn
> Perl, and don't worry about
> any of the others. In the maze of Unix text
> manipulating utilites like Perl,
> sed, awk and others, Perl is the one and only thing
> you need.
>

thank to everyone. the perl script definitely did the
trick. i tried some of the other things too like sed,
awk, vi but perl was definitely faster.




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