bash one liner to change/remove test pattern from config file or text file.

2010-06-25 1 min read bash Fedora Learning Linux
Problem: I had a directory with a lot of config files in the ini file format, i.e. name and value separated by equals. Some/all of these contained some directory names and other values which had to be replaced. But there were other place where I should not not replace them, if there was no exact match. I also needed to have a backup copy of the file that I was modifying. Continue reading