perl search and replace in a file

Kirk Cerny kirksemail at
Fri May 8 15:20:55 MDT 2009

I do not think the back ticks are bad if perl does not easily do it nativly.
This is something perl is excellent at.
I would not use back ticks here, I would write in in the script to do it.
With back ticks you are exiting to the command line to run a script in
the language your already running.

Kirk Cerny

On Fri, May 8, 2009 at 3:17 PM, Doran L. Barton <fozz at> wrote:
> Look at 'perldoc perlrun' to see what 'perl -pi' actually does.
> Doran L. Barton <fozz at>
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