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Re: Re: doing a search and replace on a large file

by eXile (Priest)
on Apr 14, 2004 at 14:01 UTC ( #345055=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: doing a search and replace on a large file
in thread doing a search and replace on a large file

Or, if you want to overwrite the file use the '-i' cmdline option for in-place editting:
perl -pi -e's/pattern here//g' file
Update: reread question, you don't want to overwrite the file, so you don't want this.

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