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Re^2: how to update a field of a record in a large text file

by CountZero (Bishop)
on Mar 07, 2006 at 10:54 UTC ( #534882=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: how to update a field of a record in a large text file
in thread how to update a field of a record in a large text file

That supposes of course that you know beforehand the content of the record to be searched (perhaps you only know its ID) and enough info on its fields to construct the regex to immediately replace the data of the field to be changed.

CountZero

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