search_replace and sed
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Wed Mar 24 05:50:48 PST 2004
On Wednesday 24 March 2004 13:04, alex at 22-music.de wrote:
> On 24.03.04 11:42 +0100, Reinhard wrote:
> > Hello,
> > what is the best equivalent for <search_replace> ?
> > sed -i s/.../.../ filename
> > or
> > sed -i s/.../.../g filename
> The 'g' makes only one difference: without it, only one occurence of
> '...' in a line is replaced:
> AABBAA -> sed s/AA/CC/ -> CCBBAA
> AABBAA -> sed s/AA/CC/g -> CCBBCC
> That's all!
Sorry, I know that behaviour of sed - I wanted to know, how the behaviour of
I suppose, it would match the sed s///g variant, I just wanted to ensure, that
my guess is right.
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