well, blew it... sed or perl q again.

Roland Smith 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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