[ILUG] Global Search Replace
JSmyth at Braxtel.com
Thu Sep 7 17:17:47 IST 2000
> what I'm trying to do is replace all occurances of
> AAA with BBB
> in all the html documents under a certain directory...
perl -i.bak -p -e "s/AAA/BBB/g" *.html
will copy files to *.html.bak , and replace all occurrences of AAA with BBB.
You could stick an "i" in the options (with the g above) to ignore case.
> I think you can do this with sed, find, grep etc but don't
sed has some similar way of doing it - I think it's pretty much the same.
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