On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 11:31:14AM -0800, Gary Kline wrote:
>       The problem is that there are many, _many_ embedded 
>       "<A HREF="http://whatever> Site</A> in my hundreds, or
>       thousands, or files.  I only want to delete the
>       "http://<junkfoo.com>" lines, _not_ the other Href links.
> 
>       Which would be best to use, given that a backup is critical?
>       sed or perl?

IMHO, perl with the -i option to do in-place editing with backups. You
could also use the -p option to loop over files. See perlrun(1).

Roland
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