The rewrite package

[Tags: bsd3, program]

In the Unix shell there is no easy way to use a filter program to change the contents of a file in-place. For example, if you want to sort a file in place, this will not work:

sort < myfile > myfile

All that will get you is an empty myfile. This package gives you the rewrite program, so this will work:

rewrite myfile sort


Versions0.2, 0.4, 0.6, 0.8, 0.10
Dependenciesbase (==4.6.*), bytestring (==0.10.*), directory (==1.2.*), multiarg (==0.24.*), process (==1.1.*)
Copyright2013 Omari Norman
AuthorOmari Norman
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Source repositoryhead: git clone git://
UploadedTue Nov 5 01:57:07 UTC 2013 by OmariNorman
Downloads594 total (53 in last 30 days)
StatusDocs not available [build log]
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