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Old 06-25-2012
sed special characters issue

Hi I'm trying to replace string1 by string2 in file homepage.htm as follows but is not working. Please Help:

sed
Code:
sed -i "s@'://your server name:port/test/owa'@'://11.22.33.44:5555/pls/SAMPLE'@g" homepage.htm

Where,

String1
Code:
://your server name:port/test/owa

String2
Code:
://11.22.33.44:5555/pls/SAMPLE

homepage.htm file:
Code:
<meta http-equiv="refresh" content="0;URL=http://your server name:port/test/owa/process.show_menu?name=homepage">

---------- Post updated at 06:23 PM ---------- Previous update was at 06:22 PM ----------

I used character @ instead / because string to replace contains character /.
# 2  
Old 06-25-2012
The sed pattern contains single quotes but the data in the htm file does not contain any.

Regards,
Alister
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# 3  
Old 06-26-2012
See if this will work for you:
Code:
$ v="://your server name:port/test/owa"
$ rpl_test="://11.22.33.44:5555/pls/SAMPLE"
$ echo "$v" | sed "p;s?://your server name:port/test/owa?$rpl_test?"
://your server name:port/test/owa
://11.22.33.44:5555/pls/SAMPLE

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# 4  
Old 06-26-2012
MySQL Issue Solved

Now I see the single quotes are wrong, removing them makes this work.

The solution with variables also work. will use in the future when appropiate

Thank you guys SmilieSmilie
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