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Re^2: s/// + tr/// when perl -ni -e on semi-colons in one liners echoed to files

by Don Coyote (Pilgrim)
on Nov 18, 2012 at 12:47 UTC ( #1004403=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: s/// + tr/// when perl -ni -e on semi-colons in one liners echoed to files
in thread s/// + tr/// when perl -ni -e on semi-colons in one liners echoed to files

ok, thanks for the quick reply. It seems I was assuming -i edits 'in place'. And -n / -p only controlled if STDOUT was printed to or not.(i think it was SED).

Just trying to analyse more complex stuff while tripping over the 'simple' stuff...


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Re^3: s/// + tr/// when perl -ni -e on semi-colons in one liners echoed to files
by Anonymous Monk on Nov 18, 2012 at 12:57 UTC

      Yes, maybe one for the chatterbox on reflection.

      I'm reading a lot about a lot, packages,modules,symbols, today. Then this invocation frustration arose. Couldn't see the wood for the trees.

      These one liners do seem to have a way of over extending themselves.

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