[CentOS] replace

Marcelo Roccasalva marcelo-centos at irrigacion.gov.ar
Wed Oct 29 16:38:13 UTC 2008

On Fri, Oct 24, 2008 at 5:58 PM, Phil Schaffner
<Philip.R.Schaffner at nasa.gov> wrote:
> Mad Unix wrote:
>> i need your feedback about this command, it should find a string in
>> multiple html files in a directory and replace it with a different
>> string...
>> find /dir -name "*.html" -exec sed -i 's/"old"/"new"/g' {} \;
> Mad Unix,
> find /dir -name "*.html" -exec sed -i -e 's/old/new/g' {} \;

find /dir -name "*.html" | xargs sed -i -e 's/old/new/g'


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