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Re^2: Searching and Replacing file content within directory

by mjscott2702 (Pilgrim)
on Nov 12, 2010 at 15:10 UTC ( #871069=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Searching and Replacing file content within directory
in thread Searching and Replacing file content within directory

I too would advocate using the File::Find approach - only issue I can see with the solution from chrestomanci is that it doesn't update the files themselves.

To emulate what perl's -i switch does, first rename each file with an extension like .orig, open that new file for reading, and write output to the original filename.

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