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Re: Bug in sed

From: Davide Brini
Subject: Re: Bug in sed
Date: Tue, 28 Dec 2010 17:33:06 +0000

On Tue, 28 Dec 2010 11:40:05 +0100 Rasmus Olsen <address@hidden>

> I have found that sed does not respect the write file permissions. It is
> possible to change any file with sed -i as long as the user has write
> permission to the directory and read permission to the file.

Yes, this is because when using -i, sed creates another file; the original
file is never written to. This is documented.


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