[CentOS] OT: Script Help

Thu May 30 15:42:16 UTC 2013
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Larry Martell wrote:
> On Thu, May 30, 2013 at 8:37 AM,  <m.roth at 5-cent.us> wrote:
>> Tilman Schmidt wrote:
>>> Am 18.05.2013 21:23, schrieb Larry Martell:
>>>> cat file | sed -e's/CN=DATA.OU=\(.*\)\.O=CO/CN=\1_DATA.OU=\1.O=CO/'
>>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cat_%28Unix%29#Useless_use_of_cat
>>> Because a cat is a terrible thing to waste.
>> Without even reading the wikipedia piece, I can give my own annoyance
>> with anyone using cat to pipe through sed, or awk, or perl.... To me, that
>> says they don't know their tools.
> I am 53 and I have programming since I was 16. I've been using
> Unix/Linux since 1977 and I've been gainfully employed since 1979
> (never at a job where I had to use Windows). So I assure you I know
> what I am doing.

So why cat | sed?