REPLACE

NAME
USAGE
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
EXTRA INFO
EXAMPLE
SEE ALSO
AUTHOR

NAME

replace - A utility program that is used by msql2mysql, but that has more general applicability as well. replace changes strings in place in files or on the standard input. Uses a finite state machine to match longer strings first. Can be used to swap strings.

USAGE

replace [-?svIV] from to from to ... -- [files]

or

replace [-?svIV] from to from to ... < fromfile > tofile

SYNOPSIS

replace [-?|-I] [-s] [-v]

DESCRIPTION

replace

-?|-I

info

-s

silent

-v

verbose

EXTRA INFO

Special characters in from string:

\^

Match start of line.

\$

Match end of line.

\b

Match space-character, start of line or end of line. For a end \b the next replace starts locking at the end space-character. A \b alone in a string matches only a space-character.

EXAMPLE

this command swaps a and b in the given files:

shell> replace a b b a -- file1 file2 ...

SEE ALSO

isamchk (1), isamlog (1), mysqlaccess (1), mysqladmin (1), mysqlbug (1), mysqld (1), mysqldump (1), mysqlshow (1), msql2mysql (1), perror (1), replace (1), safe_mysqld (1), which1 (1), zap (1),

AUTHOR

Ver 1.0, distribution 3.23.29a Michael (Monty) Widenius (monty@tcx.se), TCX Datakonsult AB (http://www.tcx.se). This software comes with no warranty. Manual page by L. (Kill-9) Pedersen (kill-9@kill-9.dk), Mercurmedia Data Model Architect / system developer (http://www.mercurmedia.com)