Gary Kline wrote: > > Folks, > > Let's see if perl can do this one; it's as obscure a task > as I've run into. I have scores of files with: > > A regular sentence, or phrase. then_one_containing_underscores_- > between_each_word Followed by another regular, space-delimited > sentence. Followed_by_another_string_with_underscaores. > > Is there a perl way to get rid of the > string_containing_underscores and leave the regular sntences?? > > Any thoughts very welcome!!
Perhaps this will be enough: % perl -i.bak -pe 'tr/_/ /' <files> -- Cheers, Bernard _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"