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pecival Permalink
July 23, 2012, 19:03

you said
awk '{sub(/pattern/,"foobar")}1'
is the equivalent to
sed 's/pattern/foobar/'

..not exactly..AFAIK the sed part should have /g to apply the replace to all matches (not just the first one)..It's just a detail, but let's be precise ;)

(I hope I'm not saying nonsense)

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ohno Permalink
April 03, 2013, 11:08

AFAIK gsub() would be the equivalent to s///g. sub() only substitutes the first occurence.

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