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Paul Johnson
December 24, 2002 07:17
Re: Help with -e switch
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On Tue, Dec 24, 2002 at 08:38:35AM +1100, Kieren Diment wrote:

> I'd like to know if it's possible to combine the -i and -e switches.
> I have the following script, and I'd like not to have to go to the
> bother of firing up an editor, chmod +x ing it and co:
> #!/usr/bin/perl -w
> open FILE, $ARGV[0];
> while (<FILE>)
>        {
> 	 print if (/(^org_name)|(^email)|(^$)/);
>        }

perl -n00i.bak -e 'print if /^(?:org_name|email)/' file

> This script is for validating some paragraph delimeted data files for
> what it's worth...

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