[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: rarp (and ed)

[ Andrew Stribblehill writes ]
> ....
> Ed scripts are a perfect way to edit files in-place,
> programmatically. Awk and sed are basically stream editors, and
> perl is most comfortable in this mode too.
> However, I seem to have shot myself in the foot since I admit,
> this script of mine ain't editing a file...

The sneaky way for the future:

diff -e

automatically generates an ed script to cause the differences to happen.
the original 'patch', if you will :-)

Reply to: