{textdump} to configfiles

Thomas Pegg thomasp at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Feb 24 19:49:42 PST 2005

Joachim Beckers wrote:
> Hi,
> The blfs-profile mailinglist is temporarily unavailable, so I'll ask my 
> question here: What would be the best way to convert the {textdump}'s in 
> the blfs profile to configfiles?
> I was thinking of some kind of cli-magic to put together a list of files 
> that need to be changed (something like "xmllint --noent --xinclude 
> BLFS.xml | grep -A 5 {textdump}", don't know wether that would do the 
There's no need to process BLFS.xml, just do a
grep -R "{textdump}" * | grep -v .svn
and you'll get a list of files.

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