bash sysadmin

Avoiding unnecessary commands in bash….

Some alternative bash things…. ( avoiding unneecessary use of cat / awk / grep …. )


Sponge – Shell command

Today, my sed kung-foo seemed to be lacking, so I ended up having to split the sed command over a zillion lines… Normally I’d do something like : sed ‘s/foo/bar/g’ tmp.txt > tmp2.txt sed ‘s/fo2/blah/g’ tmp2.txt > tmp3.txt But this obviously gets painful after a time, a different approach would be to use sponge where […]