Mark Olson solved the problem for me. The solution is to use /usr/xpg4/bin/vi
instead of other versions of vi. It also solved the problem I would have
encountered with sed, as other versions of sed rejected the reg exp I had.
"Robert L. Harris" <Robert.Harris@commerce.com> Mark Olson <email@example.com> John Bonura <firstname.lastname@example.org> Tim Carlson <email@example.com>
I want to replace multiple occurrences of a regular expression by a single one. For example, the following line
is to be replaced as
I have tried
but it does not help. I tried the exact same command on SGI IRIX 6.2 and it worked, but failed on IRIX 5.3.
I am using Solaris 2.7 on an ultra 10, and tried it on SunOS 4.1.3 as well, but without success. Please help.
Sanjiv -- Sanjiv K. Bhatia Department of Math & Computer Science firstname.lastname@example.org University of Missouri -- St. Louis voice: (314)-516-6520 St. Louis, MO 63121-4499 fax : (314)-516-5400 http://www.cs.umsl.edu/Faculty/sanjiv.html
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