[svlug] edit a 1GB file

Will Lowe harpo at thebackrow.net
Mon Mar 31 10:58:14 PST 2003


> Perl merely hides these steps from you.  The write new and mv old => new
> are done behind your back.  _The Perl Cookbook_ and/or _Programming
> Perl_ describe this process.

Yep.  To my mind, less to type (or *forget* to type) is a good thing.
But sed works fine too ... 

-- 
					thanks,
		
					Will



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