Running FBSD-4.10

Below is a portion of a script that uses sed(1) to change a portion of a
line in a file. It works fone for that one.

However, I cannot get it to work on another file ( file) to
change the line:
$OrderNumPrefix = "ATX060"; to $OrderNumPrefix = "ATX070";

I suspect I'm not handling the quotes or other operators correctly and
it just ignores the change.

Here's the snippet of the script I'm trying to use:
new=`grep -i new /path/to/newfile`
old=`grep -i new /path/to/oldfile`
sed -i.bak -e "s/$old/$new/" /path/to/myfile

....and, again the line in the file:
$OrderNumPrefix = "ATX060"; <---line in the file to change

What do I need to change to make it work....???

Thanks for any help!

Best regards,

Jack L. Stone

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