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Answer: How do I delete/modify one line from test file ?

by marcos (Scribe)
on Jun 22, 2000 at 19:04 UTC ( #19445=categorized answer: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Q&A > files > How do I delete/modify one line from test file ? - Answer contributed by marcos

perl -ni.bak -e 'print unless /(b\|)*b/' filename
This line edit in place (-n option) filename removing any line like b|b|b|b, and save the original filename as filename.bak (-i.bak option).
I'm not sure this is what you need, but I hope it helps
marcos

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