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Old 04-29-2002
Sed String Substitution

Hi!

I've the following script code with an input parameter:

sed 's/oldstring/$1/g' myfile > newfile

(I launch it with comman line: $ MyShell newstring)

Problem: the substituion doesn't work (oldstring becomes $1, instead of newstring). How could I solve this situation?

Thanks,
Paride
# 2  
Old 04-29-2002
Try this

sed 's/oldstring/'$1'/g' inputfile > outputfile
^ ^
These are single quote surround the $1
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Old 04-29-2002
Thank You, Melissa!
 

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