REPLACE(1) MySQL Database System REPLACE(1)NAMEreplace - a string-replacement utility
The replace utility program changes strings in place in files or on the
Invoke replace in one of the following ways:
shell> replace from to [from to] ... -- file [file] ...
shell> replace from to [from to] ... < file
from represents a string to look for and to represents its replacement.
There can be one or more pairs of strings.
Use the -- option to indicate where the string-replacement list ends
and the filenames begin. In this case, any file named on the command
line is modified in place, so you may want to make a copy of the
original before converting it. replace prints a message indicating
which of the input files it actually modifies.
If the -- option is not given, replace reads the standard input and
writes to the standard output.
replace uses a finite state machine to match longer strings first. It
can be used to swap strings. For example, the following command swaps a
and b in the given files, file1 and file2:
shell> replace a b b a -- file1 file2 ...
The replace program is used by msql2mysql. See msql2mysql(1).
replace supports the following options:
· -?, -I
Display a help message and exit.
· -# debug_options
Write a debugging log. The debug_options string often is
Silent mode. Print less information what the program does.
Verbose mode. Print more information about what the program does.
Display version information and exit.
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SEE ALSOisamchk(1), isamlog(1), msql2mysql(1), myisam_ftdump(1), myisamchk(1),
myisamlog(1), myisampack(1), mysql(1), mysql.server(1),
mysql_config(1), mysql_explain_log(1), mysql_fix_privilege_tables(1),
mysql_zap(1), mysqlaccess(1), mysqladmin(1), mysqlbinlog(1),
mysqlcheck(1), mysqld(1), mysqld(8), mysqld_multi(1), mysqld_safe(1),
mysqldump(1), mysqlhotcopy(1), mysqlimport(1), mysqlshow(1),
pack_isam(1), perror(1), safe_mysqld(1)
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