Month: August 2010

  • GNU sed, replace search string with contents of a file

    Say, I want to replace the text “replace me” in all the .txt files in the current directory with the contents of modified.js file find . -name “*.txt” -print0 | xargs -0 sed -i -e ‘s/replace me/cat modified.js/e’ Notice the ‘/e’ at the end and that seems to do the trick.