"How To Use sed To Remove Text Between '/*'?"

Post #302783671 by alister on Wednesday 20th of March 2013 07:50:33 PM

The following will work with the data sample you provided. However, it will not work with comments that span multiple lines. If you need something more complicated, you might want to look into using a tool that's familiar with the language in question.
sed 's|/\*[^*]*\*/||g'

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