help with sed and tick marks
keramida at ceid.upatras.gr
Mon Dec 29 22:31:10 UTC 2008
On Mon, 29 Dec 2008 22:31:17 +0100, "Len Conrad" <lconrad at Go2France.com> wrote:
> A string in a file contains
> ('name at domain.net'',
> ... where and we want to remove the extra tick mark, to have:
> ('name at domain.net',
> iow, replace
> We've tried many combinations with sed, but failed.
Use proper quoting in your shell, i.e.:
sed -e 's/'\'\''/'\''/g' < inputfile > outputfile
or different quote to delimit the sed expression:
sed -e "s/''/'/g"
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