Remove comments from files

sed -i -e '/^#[^!].*/d' -e 's/\(.*[^!]\)#.*[^}]/\1/' <filename>
as suggest in frans coment : '/^#[^!].*/d' -> remove if line begin with # except shebang #!/bin/bash 's/\(.*[^!]\)#.*[^}]/\1/' -> remove inline comments except shebang and ${variable#}

By: jlaunay
2012-01-31 02:45:56

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