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[bug-cppi] Re: [PATCH] Add new option --in-place

From: Pádraig Brady
Subject: [bug-cppi] Re: [PATCH] Add new option --in-place
Date: Mon, 22 Mar 2010 12:41:37 +0000
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On 22/03/10 10:37, Pádraig Brady wrote:
> On 22/03/10 03:26, Pádraig Brady wrote:
>> Right. So the logic would be something like:
> Here is a tested `replace` script which is backwards
> compatible (non atomically) with older coreutils.

Grr, there is a replace util that comes with mysql-server :(

So that probably means we need to go with a different name.
`inplace` is the next best one I can think of which
at least mirrors the well known sed --in-place and perl -i options.

Also as Jim previously mentioned, the script would benefit from
passing --backup onto cp/mv.


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