Recursive find and replace in h an cpp files

find . -name "*.h" -o -name "*.cpp" | xargs sed -i 's/addVertexes/addVertices/g'

By: egeoffray
2013-08-07 07:31:45

What Others Think

Can be somewhat optimized using: find . -name "*.h" -o -name "*.cpp" -type f | xargs sed -i 's/addVertexes/addVertices/g'
kernel01 · 274 weeks and 3 days ago
You would be better served using find's -exec option, since than you would be protected from filenames containing spaces.
evilsoup · 273 weeks and 5 days ago

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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