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Re: How to remove a specific line in a file


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: How to remove a specific line in a file
Date: Tue, 01 May 2007 19:34:04 +0200
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address@hidden (Bob Proulx) writes:

> Matthew Woehlke wrote:
>> If you need to replace the file, it is best to write to a temporary
>> file and use e.g. 'mv mynewfile myfile' when you are done.
>
> Check out the newish sed option --in-place.  It does what you want.
>
>   $ sed --in-place $SEDCOMMAND $SOMEFILE
>
> This is available in sed version 4 and later.

Or use ed.

Andreas.

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