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Re: best way to express an 'editfiles' idiom?

From: Adrian Phillips
Subject: Re: best way to express an 'editfiles' idiom?
Date: Mon, 21 Jul 2003 09:22:49 +0200
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>>>>> "Daniel" == Daniel Pittman <address@hidden> writes:

    Daniel> When I manage configuration files with cfengine, I
    Daniel> frequently find myself wanting to express the following
    Daniel> action with 'editfiles':

    Daniel>   Make every line matching "^Value" equal to "Value foo"

Well, I haven't tried this but for some cases where foo is small, how
about :-

  ReplaceAll "^Value [^f][^o][^o]" With "Value foo"

does that work ?


Adrian Phillips

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