sed/awk script to replace only FIRST comment in the file


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sed/awk script to replace only FIRST comment in the file

My first comment on every file contains the license message. I want to replace with a new license message. I used the below sed script, which replaces all comments. What is the modification or any other method with awk script for the below to edit only the first comment(license message)?

#sed -f sedscript filename

sedscript:
Code:
/\/\*/,/\*\//{
        /\*\//i\
/*\
My New\
Copyright \
message\
*/
        d
}

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Last edited by Corona688; 09-09-2012 at 04:53 PM.. Reason: Make the question more specific
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Try this - removes lines from 1 to first occurrence of */, then cats newcomment (assuming it contains /*...*/) and rest of file together:
Code:
sed '1,/\*\//d' oldfile|cat newcomment -

Might be a non- uuoc?
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