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Old 07-02-2007
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How to write perl substitute command in shell script without invoking a perl script file seperately.

for ex:

shell script to relace IT with CSC in a file using perl substitute command.
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Old 07-02-2007
Code:
#!/bin/ksh
/usr/bin/perl -i -pe 's/IT/CSC/g'

Just out of curiosity, why do you want to do this? You can do this easily with sed !!
kamitsin
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Old 07-02-2007
Kamitsin,
It smells like homework.
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Old 07-03-2007
i need to replace the string in unix file.
On opening the same file am getting line too long error. So using sed will not work.

Thanks for ur reply
 

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