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needs no GNU tools, as far as I see it
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The grep switches eliminate the need for awk and sed. Modifying vim with -p will show all files in separate tabs, -o in separate vim windows. Just wish it didn't hose my terminal once I exit vim!!
This will drop you into vim to edit all files that contain your grep string.
saves one command. Needs GNU grep though :-(
Make sure that find does not touch anything other than regular files, and handles non-standard characters in filenames while passing to xargs.
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