simple perl global search and replace in files

perl -pi -e 's/localhost/replacementhost/g' *.php

2009-02-05 15:26:12

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Why would you want to do this when sed is so much simpler?
kosmo · 669 weeks and 1 day ago
@kosmo - because sed's regexes suck; because perl's regexes do not
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What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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