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Re: reverting changes to svn-base files

From: Scott Lawrence <slawrence_at_pingtel.com>
Date: 2004-05-03 18:33:19 CEST

On Mon, 2004-05-03 at 11:49, Jonathan Manning wrote:

> One problem we've encountered is the use of the following idiom:
> find . -type f -name \*.pm \
> | xargs perl -pi -e 's/origstring/somenewstring/g'

> And, on the prevention side, any better idioms for making sitewide changes?

Make the find command:

  find . -name .svn -prune -o -type f -name \*.pm -print

(using the explicit -print is important; it prevents the .svn
directories themselves from being printed)

Scott Lawrence        
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