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34.22 Dangers of the sed Quit Command

The sed quit command, q (34.21), is very useful for getting sed to stop processing any more input once you've done what you want.

However, you need to be very careful not to use q in any sed script that writes its edits back to the original file. After q is executed, no further output is produced. It should not be used in any case where you want to edit the front of the file and pass the remainder through unchanged. Using q in this case is a dangerous beginner's mistake.

- TOR


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