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[SLUG] Re: perl substitution of metacharacter
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- Subject: [SLUG] Re: perl substitution of metacharacter
- From: Angus Lees <gusl@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon Aug 28 15:26:10 2000
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On Mon, Aug 28, 2000 at 02:07:42PM +1100, Erich Schulz wrote:
> I would still use sed to do it, in particular from a shell script which may
> process a large number of files.
one of the things i *really* dislike about gnu sed (the others are too
far gone to be worth considering) is it doesn't support \123 style
you have to end up doing evilness like:
sed "s/`echo -ne '\000'`//g"
which just gets annoying after a while..