Search and replace with perl

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Replace all the occurrences of a string with a replacement in the supplied files.

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  1. perl -pi -w -e 's/search/replace/g;' files
  3. -e means execute the following line of code.
  4. -i means edit in-place
  5. -w write warnings
  6. -p loop
  8. eg.
  10. perl -pi -w -e 's/today/tomorrow/g;' dates*.txt

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