[sword-devel] Automated Shell Script

Ansorg- Matthias sword-devel@crosswire.org
Thu, 7 Dec 2000 14:36:21 +0100


> Anyways the problem I found was when I was trying to update a
> string of text:  Site Updated 11/29/00 to Site Updated 12/6/00 I
> was unable to do it sense the  back slash is used in the syntax of
> the command. Is there anyway I can get  around this so that it just
> reads it as the character "/" in the file, so  that I can easy
> change these values.

When using perl regexp, writing "\/" (backslash - slash) is a literal
character "/" (slash) as in your date format. For more info look in
the perl manpage system (man perl).

<>< Matthias