Edit a group of files in place
owsed
 
The sed command in unix runs an editor command over its input file(s).
 
owsed is a simple script extends sed functionality so that it replaces the original file with the edited version.
 
I did not write this script originally. I modified on a script (called overwrite, I think) on page 154 of the excellent book
The Unix Programming Environment by Brian Kernighan and Rob Pike.
 
If owsed is typed without any arguments it displays a brief usage message:
 
Usage: "owsed sed-command file(s)" modifies file(s) in-place with sed
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