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Hi experts :)
I need to replace special characters into a file , in the followiing way :
" --> ""
' --> ''
I tried with the sed command but I'm getting and error ksh: $: not found.
ksh: $: not found.
sed: Function s/\/\/ cannot be parsed.
Any idea ?
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