Adam Vande More wrote: > Dan Nelson wrote: >> You want: >> >> sed -e '5i\ >> test' test.txt >> >> i.e. a linebreak after the backslash. >> >> > I had actually tried that too: > >> sed -e '5i\ > ? test' text.txt > sed: 1: "5i > test > ": command i expects \ followed by text
Try: # sed -e "5i\\ ? test" text.txt Note the double-quotes and two \\. I just ran into this today ;) Steve _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"