Yes. But he wants to take a portion of the line he is reading, get a record from that file based on the portion of the line, and use a value in that file for his replacement value. It's not a replace xx with yy situation.

On Mon, 2020-01-13 at 22:47 +0100, Patrik Schindler wrote:

Hello Kevin,

Am 13.01.2020 um 21:14 schrieb Kevin Bucknum <




How would you get the replacement value with sed?

echo "abcd" |sed 's/^\([a]\)\([b]\)\([c]\)\([d]\)$/\4\3\2\1/'

Everything you put in an escaped brace can be extracted with an escaped digit in the second stanza.

:wq! PoC

PGP-Key: DDD3 4ABF 6413 38DE -


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