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Recursive Find & Replace

grep -rl string1 dirname | xargs sed -i ‘s/string1/string2/’

this command just replace string1 in all file (nested or not ) in directory dirname with string2. I think it may be helpful to replace the cvs id of one user with cvs id of another.

For example i used this command to replace all occurence of hasan_rakibul into prosunjit_biswas

grep -rl hasan_rakibul ObjRunSrv/ | xargs sed -i ‘s/hasan_rakibul/prosunjit_biswas/’

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