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Re: [vox-tech] Using Perl to Find and Replace
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Re: [vox-tech] Using Perl to Find and Replace



On Friday December 17 2004 16:05, Jeff Newmiller wrote:
> On Fri, 17 Dec 2004, Trevor M. Lango wrote:
> > I am working on a cdrom 'snapshot' of a website I help
> > maintain for use at demos where there is no network
> > access.
> >
> > Practically every page uses server side includes.
> >
> > I need to scan through an html file for expressions of
> > the following format:
> >
> >   <!--
> >    #include virtual=
> >    "relative_path_to_file/filename"
> >   -->
> >
> > and replace the expression:
> >
> >   <!--
> >    #include virtual=
> >    "relative_path_to_file/filename"
> >   -->
> >
> > with the contents of 'filename'.  I know how to use
> > Perl to scan through a file for a specified regular
> > expression and replace it (thank to an earlier post -
> > you guys are awesome!) but I'm lost as to how to
> > locate regular expressions of the given pattern,
> > interpret a portion of it as the name of a file, then
> > extract that file's content and replace the original
> > expression...!?
> >
> > Perl, anyone...? ;-)
>
> What is wrong with wget?

Okay, looked into wget's options and got it to do exactly what we wanted - 
thanks!

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