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Re: sed help


From: Joel J. Adamson
Subject: Re: sed help
Date: Tue, 05 Feb 2008 10:06:12 -0500
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"Aaron Gray" <address@hidden> writes:

> I need to print out all instances of the string expression 
> 'this\-\>[a-zA-Z_]+' from a C++ file on separate lines.

I'm having a little dejavu here:

You want grep, instead of sed.  Sed is for editing, grep is for
matching.  You also want to read a book on shell scripting.

Joel

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