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Date:      Sat, 07 Feb 2009 01:18:02 +0000
From:      Adam Vande More <amvandemore@gmail.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: insert new line in files
Message-ID:  <498CE14A.1090505@gmail.com>
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Steve Bertrand wrote:
> Adam Vande More wrote:
>
>   
>>> I also tried escaping ( ) . / to no avail.
>>>       
>> nevermind I see I have to \\ that as well.  Okay now I'm going to try to
>> find a way to do this with find and xargs
>>     
>
> IMHO, this has become a job for Perl :)
>
> Steve
>   
Thanks for help everyone.  My final command was this:

skynet1# find . -name 'filename.php' | xargs sed -i.old -e '37a\\
include("/usr/home/www/imp-sites/default_inventory.php");'

I used double quotes because I couldn't finger out how to the single 
quote.  Good enough for me.



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