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Top Forums Shell Programming and Scripting Perl: encoding changes and odd symbols Post 303045803 by Chubler_XL on Monday 13th of April 2020 06:12:39 PM
Old 04-13-2020
Originally Posted by bedtime
Thank you. This solution didn't quite work for me as it didn't end up replacing the text:

((1)) ((2))

I did however use this method of defining the variable with sed and it worked fine.
Apologies, I forgot to set $num in my example:

$ text='QIl reçoit 5 000 $ à la livraison. 5 000 $?'
$ num=1
$ echo '((1)) ((2))' > temp.tmp
$ perl -i -CA -pne 'my $val='\'"${text}"\''; s/\(\('"${num}"'\)\)/$val/' temp.tmp
$ file -i temp.tmp
temp.tmp: text/plain; charset=utf-8
$ cat temp.tmp
QIl reçoit 5 000 $ à la livraison. 5 000 $? ((2))

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MKTEMP(1)						    BSD General Commands Manual 						 MKTEMP(1)

mktemp -- make temporary file name (unique) SYNOPSIS
mktemp [-d] [-q] [-u] template DESCRIPTION
The mktemp utility takes the given file name template and overwrites a portion of it to create a file name. This file name is unique and suitable for use by the application. The template may be any file name with at least 6 of 'Xs' appended to it, for example /tmp/temp.XXXXXX. The trailing 'Xs' are replaced with the current process number and/or a unique letter combination. The number of unique file names mktemp can return depends on the number of 'Xs' provided; six 'Xs' will result in mktemp testing roughly 26 ** 6 combinations. If mktemp can successfully generate a unique file name, the file is created with mode 0600 (unless the -u flag is given) and the filename is printed to standard output. OPTIONS
The available options are as follows: -d Make a directory instead of a file. -q Fail silently if an error occurs. This is useful if a script does not want error output to go to standard error. -u Operate in ``unsafe'' mode. The temp file will be unlinked before mktemp exits. This is slightly better than mktemp(3) but still introduces a race condition. Use of this option is not encouraged. RETURN VALUES
The mktemp utility exits with a value of 0 on success, and 1 on failure. EXAMPLES
The following sh(1) fragment illustrates a simple use of mktemp where the script should quit if it cannot get a safe temporary file. TMPFILE=`mktemp /tmp/$0.XXXXXX` || exit 1 echo "program output" >> $TMPFILE In this case, we want the script to catch the error itself. TMPFILE=`mktemp -q /tmp/$0.XXXXXX` if [ $? -ne 0 ]; then echo "$0: Can't create temp file, exiting..." exit 1 fi Note that one can also check to see that $TMPFILE is zero length instead of checking $?. This would allow the check to be done later one in the script (since $? would get clobbered by the next shell command). SEE ALSO
mkstemp(3), mktemp(3) HISTORY
The mktemp utility appeared in OpenBSD. BSD
November, 20, 1996 BSD

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