[oclug] ...and speaking of awk...
David F. Skoll
dfs at roaringpenguin.com
Fri Feb 23 15:01:44 EST 2001
On Fri, 23 Feb 2001, Jonathan Earle wrote:
> One other sed related question though. Is it possible to combine more than
> one search/replace pattern in one sed call?
Yes. If you've ever used GNU Autoconf, you've seen that the
"configure" script that it produces creates a single sed command with
dozens of s/foo/bar expressions. Do it like this:
sed -e 's/foo1/bar1/' -e 's/foo2/bar2/g' ... infile > outfile
You can have as many "-e command" options as you want.
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