[CentOS] script

Mad Unix madunix at gmail.com
Wed Oct 1 09:41:08 UTC 2008


Thanks all

On 10/1/08, Chris Geldenhuis <chris.gelden at iafrica.com> wrote:
>
> MHR wrote:
>
> > On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 3:08 PM, Chris Geldenhuis
> > <chris.gelden at iafrica.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> > > How about:
> > >
> > > find <startdir> -exec sed "s/10.5.1.10/127.128.1.10/" \{\} \;
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
> > First, the '\' characters are unnecessary and confusing, except the
> > one that precedes the semi-colon.
> >
> > Second, that won't work.  Sed does not perform on files in place - its
> > output is sent to stdout unless it is redirected, and you can't
> > redirect it back to the original file.  To do something this way,
> > you'd need a script that replaced the input file and used 'sed' to
> > generate the new one (and then the script would have to rename it).
> >
> > mhr
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> Apologies I should have included the -i switch for sed to modify file in place.
>
> ChrisG
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