perl script question.

Bernard El-Hagin zaphod at
Sat Jan 10 14:25:40 PST 2004

Gary Kline wrote:
> 	Folks,
> 	Let's see if perl can do this one; it's as obscure a task
> 	as I've run into.  I have scores of files with:
> 	A regular sentence, or phrase. then_one_containing_underscores_-
> 	between_each_word  Followed by another regular, space-delimited
> 	sentence.  Followed_by_another_string_with_underscaores.
> 	Is there a perl way to get rid of the
> 	string_containing_underscores and leave the regular sntences??
> 	Any thoughts very welcome!!

Perhaps this will be enough:

% perl -i.bak -pe 'tr/_/ /' <files>


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