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Old 08-19-2011
pattern search with sed


I want to do replacing of some pattern by using sed.

pattern : " white space / to white space /

script is :

sed -e s/\"\$hi/\$hi/ \
-e s/\"\ \\/\\/ \
test.res > test.output
+ sed -e 's/"$hi/$hi/' -e 's/" \/\/' test.res
sed: -e expression #2, char 8: unterminated `s' command

test.res file contain : "$hi " \

please help

# 2  
Old 08-19-2011
1. Use code tags around your code.
2. Don't redirect your sed output before you get the right result.
3. Try one sed expressions a time. Test
sed 's/something/another thing/' INPUTFILE

at first, then add another "s" command:
sed 's/.../.../ ; s/.../.../' INPUTFILE

# 3  
Old 08-19-2011
first statement : sed -e s/\"\$hi/\$hi/ \ working fine replacing the patten in test.out file .
but in second one : test.res file contain space between " and / and i want to replace it to space and / ....please help

# 4  
Old 08-19-2011
sed 's/" / /g' INPUTFILE

# 5  
Old 08-19-2011
it will not work " is a special character so we need to use backslash before that .....
but still not succeed what i want Smilie
# 6  
Old 08-19-2011
it will not work " is a special character so we need to use backslash before that .....
It will work. Just try and then learn about ordinary and double quotes in shell.
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