trying to fix a sed line

Troels Kofoed Jacobsen tkjacobsen at
Thu Dec 17 13:56:26 UTC 2009

On Thu, Dec 17, 2009 at 2:51 PM, Troels Kofoed Jacobsen
<tkjacobsen at> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 17, 2009 at 8:11 AM, Troels Kofoed Jacobsen
> <tkjacobsen at> wrote:
>> On Wed, Dec 16, 2009 at 04:54:09PM -0500, Chuck Robey wrote:
>>> I don't do enough in sed .... if I could figure out what it is that the broken
>>> line is TRYING to do, I think maybe I could fix it, I HAVE used sed before, and
>>> I know about the s command, and how it sets it's delimiters.  Anyhow, here's the
>>> broken line, and I hope my mailer doesn't decide to break the line for me:
>>> REINPLACE_ARGS= -i.bak -E -e "1s,^(\#!.* )python$$,\1 -S PYTHONPATH=${DATADIR}
>>> ${PYTHON_CMD},1"
> It could also be a problem that REINPLACE_CMD expands to "sed -i" or
> something like this, but you also give it the same flag!
> /Troels Kofoed Jacobsen

Forget what I just said:

this also confirms that your -i.bak is not a problem!
Med Venlig Hilsen

Troels Kofoed Jacobsen

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