well, blew it... sed or perl q again.
kline at thought.org
Wed Dec 31 01:48:10 UTC 2008
On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 10:16:33PM +0100, Bertram Scharpf wrote:
> Hi Gary,
> Am Dienstag, 30. Dez 2008, 11:31:14 -0800 schrieb Gary Kline:
> > 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.
> > sed or perl?
> Ruby. Untested:
> $ ruby -i.bak -pe 'next if ~/href="([^"]*)"/i and $1 == "http://example.com"' somefile.html
> Probably you want to do something more sophisticated.
Well, after about 45 minutes of mousing cut/paste/edit, plus
editing scripts, i ain't there yet. if i use the
perl -e 'print unless "/m/http:/" || eof; close ARGV if eof' *.htm
no errors, but the new.htm is == new.htm.bak; in other words,
it looks like a partial match on just "http" fails. Don't
know why. i'm pretty sure the entire "<A HREF="http://foobar.com"> xxx </A>"
would do it.
roland, the dbl quote were necessary it seems. maybe i'll
> Bertram Scharpf
> Stuttgart, Deutschland/Germany
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