DZone Snippets is a public source code repository. Easily build up your personal collection of code snippets, categorize them with tags / keywords, and share them with the world
Shell Script To Recursively Find Files With The Same Name And Replace Text Within Each Of Them
This shell script recursively finds files with the same name and replaces text within each of them
FILE="filename.txt" FIND="old text" REPLACE="new text" find . -name $FILE -print0 | xargs -0p perl -pi -w -e "s/$FIND/$REPLACE/g;"
Remove the p flag if confirmation is not necessary.