Re: sed: backreference in substitution does not work as expected

From: Ronald Fischer (ronaldf_at_eml.cc)
Date: 12/30/03


Date: 30 Dec 2003 00:51:54 -0800

Chris Mattern <syscjm@gwu.edu> wrote in message news:<3FF0762B.10908@gwu.edu>...
> In sed
> REs, if you wish parentheses to be metacharacters,
> you must escape them with backslashes.

Thanks, that was it!

Ronald