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Re: Cygwin's vanilla sed : capabilities and limitations
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: fergus at bonhard dot uklinux dot net
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2003 16:45:11 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: Re: Cygwin's vanilla sed : capabilities and limitations
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Wed, 16 Jul 2003, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> On Wed, 16 Jul 2003 email@example.com wrote:
> > Q2. Is there a way using the supplied sed without major enhancements to
> > change "abc x def" to "def x abc": that is, to grab two distinct portions
> > and swap them (using $1,$2 or \1,\2 or whatever).
> Sure. 's/^\(.*\) x \(.*\)$/'.
Oops! Make that 's/^\(.*\) x \(.*\)$/\2 x \1/'.
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