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Re: multi-line in-place edits

by halley (Prior)
on Feb 15, 2005 at 19:23 UTC ( #431302=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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  1. or download this
    perl -p -i -e 'BEGIN { print "{" } END { print "}" }' filename.txt
    
  2. or download this
    echo "{" >tmp
    cat filename.txt >>tmp
    echo "}" >>tmp
    mv tmp filename.txt
    

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