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Re: General questions...

Steven Maddox writes:
> I want to do this on a massive scale, it would mean opening up every text
> file on the file system! - i.e. I want to -on mass- rename something
> unique in all configuration files mentioning it

As others have mentioned this is exactly the sort of problem sed was
invented to solve, but _why_ do you want to do this?  There may be a better
way of reaching your goal.
John Hasler

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