bind-users Digest, Vol 334, Issue 1

Paul Krash pkrash at
Tue Nov 3 16:43:14 UTC 2009

Kevin Darcy wrote:

 >I'm also wary of declaring the same range in multiple match lists (once
 >asserted, then negated everywhere else), since that means if the 
 >numeric value of the range changes, you have multiple places to 
update, >and you could miss one.

Here are two friends to help not miss one:

e.g. subnet moves from 10.42. to 10.43

sed -i 's/10.42/10.43/g' *

perl -pi -w -e 's#10\.42#10\.43#g;' *

Plus, the remaining .rev files will have to be renamed with the new 

Of course, the standard disclaimer applies. Global chnage scripts 
commands are *highly* dangerous if you are not 100%+ sure that no files 
contain strings that you do not want to change.

Thanks again for this great list!


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