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# 1  
Old 01-13-2008
replace with value of variable using SED

Hello everyone,

I need to replace a pattern with "value of a variable" using sed but no luck.

i tried the below

ABC=STR2

sed 's/STR1/$ABC/g' <file>

(also tried \ , $ and " in combination but failed)


Appreciate any help.


Thanks
Prvn
# 2  
Old 01-13-2008
The single quotes prevent the shell to expand the variable, try:

Code:
sed "s/STR1/$ABC/g" <file>

Regards
# 3  
Old 01-13-2008
Thank you, it worked!

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