Steve Bertrand wrote:
Adam Vande More wrote:

I also tried escaping ( ) . / to no avail.
nevermind I see I have to \\ that as well.  Okay now I'm going to try to
find a way to do this with find and xargs

IMHO, this has become a job for Perl :)

Thanks for help everyone.  My final command was this:

skynet1# find . -name 'filename.php' | xargs sed -i.old -e '37a\\

I used double quotes because I couldn't finger out how to the single quote. Good enough for me.
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