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# 8  
Old 01-18-2008
Quote:
Originally Posted by Franklin52
shamrock,

Have you test your solution?
This:

Code:
echo '\abc\\1234' | sed 's?\\??'

gives:

Code:
abc\\1234

Regards
Yes I tested it on an AIX machine and it gives the correct output. See below

Code:
$ echo '\abc\\1234' | sed 's?\\??'
bc1234

# 9  
Old 01-18-2008
Quote:
Originally Posted by shamrock
Yes I tested it on an AIX machine and it gives the correct output. See below

Code:
$ echo '\abc\\1234' | sed 's?\\??'
bc1234

But the OP expect:

Code:
abc\1234

Read the first post.

Regards
# 10  
Old 01-18-2008
Quote:
Originally Posted by Franklin52
But the OP expect:

Code:
abc\1234

Read the first post.

Regards
You are right...sorry I didn't pay close attention to the posting Smilie
# 11  
Old 10-01-2008
Replace in UNIX

i have a variable lets say
a=/net/node/port.

i need to replace "/" with "\/" so output should be

\/net\/node\/port
# 12  
Old 10-01-2008
The delimiter in sed doesn't have to be "/". In this example it is "A".

echo "/net/node/port"|sed -e "sA/A\\\\/Ag"

\/net\/node\/port
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