Top Forums Shell Programming and Scripting sed replace is giving me sore thumbs Post 303040889 by manas_ranjan on Friday 8th of November 2019 08:09:11 AM
sed replace is giving me sore thumbs

I want to replace only the exact match of string inside the file with another value during the run time.

I have a file filename.txt
where contents are:


now in my script
I have variable and tried to replace the value of that variable in version line with double quotes and comma.

sed -i -e "s/version=.*/version="""$new_version""",/g"  filename.txt

the above kind of working, but it also replace the version in url and also not adding (double quotes) like below

I tried a lot variety of seds to make sure my file should only replace version= in version line not in URL.
that includes \< \> or ^. None of them are working.

I would like my o/p to be like below after sed

--- Post updated at 08:09 AM ---

never mind, guys fixed it.

Last edited by manas_ranjan; 11-08-2019 at 10:11 AM.. Reason: found the solution looking for.
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