On 03/09/06, Aine Douglas <aine.douglas at gmail.com> wrote:
> find ./ -type f | xargs perl -pi -w -e 's/SEARCHSTRING/REPLACESTRING/g;'
>> However... tonight I've hit a problem because the search string is
> part of a URL and contains a /
> and if i wrap my search string with quotes, perl barfs at me...
I'm not familiar with perl regex syntax, but most regex
implementations will allow you to use most characters as the regex
relimiter, i.e., you can probably do:
's at SEARCHSTRING@REPLACESTRING at g;'
If perl doesn't allow you to, sed definetely does, and the following
should be equivalent to your current method:
find ./ -type f | xargs sed -i 's at SEARCHSTRING@REPLACESTRING at g'
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