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Old 08-14-2013
Search & Replace in Multiple Files by reading a input file

I have a environment property file which contains:
Input file:
value1 = url1
value2 = url2
value3 = url3 and so on.

I need to search all *.xml files under directory for value1 and replace it with url1.
Same thing I have to do for all values mentioned in input file. I need script in unix bash or ksh.

Last edited by Scott; 08-14-2013 at 01:51 PM.. Reason: Code tags
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Old 08-14-2013
try this:

find <type of file> | xargs perl -pi -e 's/value1/values2/g'

Last edited by Scott; 08-14-2013 at 01:51 PM.. Reason: Code tags
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Old 08-14-2013
I want to replace value1 which url1.
Program should read input file, then do search in entire directory for value1, once it find value1 do substitution for url1.
# 4  
Old 08-14-2013
What have you tried so far? Show us...
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Old 08-14-2013
I dont know scripting, I tried through maven plugin, but it is not working.
cat environment.txt | while read src rep
 sed -i "s, $src), $rep),g" *.xml

Last edited by Scott; 08-14-2013 at 05:29 PM.. Reason: Please use code tags
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Old 08-14-2013
Following will search the directory for specified file and do replacement at the same time.

find <type of file> | xargs perl -pi -e 's/value1/values2/g'

for instance, to find all xmls and seach abc in each file and replace with xyz

find *.xml | xargs perl -pi -e 's/abc/xyz/g'

Last edited by Scott; 08-14-2013 at 05:29 PM.. Reason: Code tags
# 7  
Old 08-14-2013
Try this:
awk -F" = " 'NR==FNR {VAL[$1]=$2;next} {for (i in VAL) if ($0 ~ i) gsub (i, VAL[i])}1' propfile *.xml

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