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Re^2: unhead and untail (GNU sed -i)

by Aristotle (Chancellor)
on Apr 15, 2003 at 20:09 UTC ( #250665=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: unhead and untail
in thread unhead and untail

unhead is superfluous even with inplace editing given recent versions of GNU sed, as they sport an -i switch for inplace editing just like Perl has. What you still can't do with sed is specify "X lines before end of file" addresses.

Makeshifts last the longest.


Comment on Re^2: unhead and untail (GNU sed -i)
Re: Re^2: unhead and untail
by dmitri (Curate) on Apr 15, 2003 at 20:41 UTC
    > What you still can't do with sed is specify "X lines before end of file" addresses.

    Neither can this utility, read the description.

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