sed question

Ag. D. Hatzimanikas a.hatzim at gmail.com
Wed Jan 30 12:59:51 PST 2008


On Wed, Jan 30, at 09:51 =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Olaf_Gr=FCttner_ wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> 
> I have a question about working with sed. 
> I have an xml file containing
> <theme>1</theme>
> 
> I want to change this to 
> <theme>2</theme>
>        
> I have problems with the "<" and ">" signs. Is there a was to mask them
> in the sed command?
> 
> sed s/"<theme>1</theme>"/"<theme>2</theme>"/g' test.xml
> 

sed -i 's@<theme>1</theme>@<theme>2</theme>@'

It should work.

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