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Old 12-16-2004, 04:39 AM   #1
arkus
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Change Text-File through bash script


I have a textbased konfiguration file and i want to change some parameters like

displayname="XLS111 RedHat Cluster 1"

in line 20

to

displayname="somethingelse"

with a bash-script.

I've never scripted bash before, but i shouldn't be too difficult ?
 
Old 12-16-2004, 06:28 AM   #2
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sed 's/displayname=".*"/displayname="somethingelse"/' myconfigfile >myconfigfile.tmp
mv myconfigfile.tmp myconfigfile
 
Old 12-17-2004, 08:48 PM   #3
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If you're a one-liner moron like me, consider this:

Code:
 perl -pi -e 's/displayname=".*"/displayname="somethingelse"/' myconfigfile
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