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bash function to search and replace in all files with special extension recursively

Pretty much, the code is below. It is a part of my function collection for the bash.


Replaces a string in all files in given path and below

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@author stev leibelt

@since 2013-7-30


function netbazzlinereplacestringin_files () { if [[ $# -lt 3 ]]; then echo 'invalid number of arguments provided' echo 'command search replace fileextension [path]' return 1 fi

if [[ $# -eq 4 ]]; then
    find "$4" -name "*.$3" -type f -exec sed -i 's/'"$1"'/'"$2"'/g' {} \;
    find . -name "*.$3" -type f -exec sed -i 's/'"$1"'/'"$2"'/g' {} \;


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