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Re: bash quoting problems

> Hi!
> I have a problem with the following sed snippet
> sed -i s"|^\( *PATH="\)\(.*\)|\1$ADD:\2|" ~/profile-test
> I need soft quotes in order for $ADD to expand and I also need to math
> against one doublequote in the regexp in for $ADD to be put in the
> corrct place. Does anyone know how to do this?

You may want to consider putting the sed script in a file and using the -f script (or --file=script) option instead.

No quoting needed. ;)

Bob McGowan

BTW, since Squeeze default shell is dash, not bash
Tomas Kral <thomas.kral@email.cz>

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