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Re: inline file modification

by Codon (Friar)
on Sep 07, 2005 at 16:37 UTC ( #489924=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to inline file modification

Is this something that needs to happen within a greater context, or is this something that can be simply done with
# untested substitution perl -pi -e 's/^.+idTag.+$/new data here/' file.txt

Ivan Heffner
Sr. Software Engineer, DAS Lead
WhitePages.com, Inc.

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Re^2: inline file modification
by Woodchuck (Initiate) on Sep 07, 2005 at 16:45 UTC
    first option

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