well, blew it... sed or perl q again.
rsmith at xs4all.nl
Tue Dec 30 20:16:27 UTC 2008
On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 11:31:14AM -0800, Gary Kline wrote:
> The problem is that there are many, _many_ embedded
> "<A HREF="http://whatever> Site</A> in my hundreds, or
> thousands, or files. I only want to delete the
> "http://<junkfoo.com>" lines, _not_ the other Href links.
> Which would be best to use, given that a backup is critical?
> sed or perl?
IMHO, perl with the -i option to do in-place editing with backups. You
could also use the -p option to loop over files. See perlrun(1).
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