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•Re: multiline inplace edit

by merlyn (Sage)
on Aug 07, 2003 at 01:12 UTC ( #281669=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to multiline inplace edit

How is this any different from:
perl -pi -e 'BEGIN { $/ = undef } s/foo/bar/g' file1.txt file2.txt ...
That's easier than remembering to install a program. {grin}

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Re^2: multiline inplace edit
by Aristotle (Chancellor) on Aug 07, 2003 at 09:09 UTC
    How about -0777 instead of that clumsy BEGIN? ;) See perldoc perlrun. *tongue in cheek*

    Makeshifts last the longest.

Re: multiline inplace edit
by meonkeys (Chaplain) on Aug 07, 2003 at 01:16 UTC
    Damn. I knew it.

    Well, hope someone enjoys reading it, anyway! :)

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