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Q: Linux search and replace from command line ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   1 Comment )
Subject: Linux search and replace from command line
Category: Computers > Software
Asked by: davert3-ga
List Price: $15.00
Posted: 08 Aug 2006 13:52 PDT
Expires: 07 Sep 2006 13:52 PDT
Question ID: 753943
I need a Linux command line to search and replace for a string of text
- I have gawk but can't figure it out - it's complicated by the fact
that I have to replace slashes: would like to search for .com// and
replace with .com/ in file sitemap.xml -- help?
Subject: Re: Linux search and replace from command line
Answered By: tisme-ga on 08 Aug 2006 16:01 PDT
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Hello davert3-ga,

Try the following: 
sed 's/\.com\/\//\.com\//' file

Let me know if this works for you.


Clarification of Answer by tisme-ga on 08 Aug 2006 16:02 PDT
In place of 'file' put sitemap.xml as well as a new file right after.

Try this: 

sed 's/\.com\/\//\.com\//' sitemap.xml >sitemap2.xml

Good luck!
davert3-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars
Perfect the first time, thanks!

Subject: Re: Linux search and replace from command line
From: bozo99-ga on 08 Aug 2006 16:27 PDT
perl -pi -e 's/(\.com\/)\//\1/'  sitemap.xml

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