[CentOS] sed append question
Joseph L. Casale
JCasale at activenetwerx.com
Wed Aug 19 20:20:07 UTC 2009
>The "a" command expects to be followed by a "\", so it's eating the
>one in your first "\t". If you add another "\" it seems to work as you
>want it to:
>$ echo string | sed '/string/a \\tstuff\t\t\tmorestuff'
> stuff morestuff
Ah ffs, lol...
It would also help if I emailed what I was typing.
I use so many versions, I get mixed up. I typed the email with <'> but
wrote <"> in the console which is why I couldn't make it work.
'/string/a \\tstuff\t\t\tmorestuff' != "/string/a \\tstuff\t\t\tmorestuff"
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