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Bulk search & replace with ag (the_silver_searcher)

Bulk search & replace with ag (the_silver_searcher)

# ag <https://github.com/ggreer/the_silver_searcher>
# usage: ag-replace.sh [search] [replace]
# caveats: will choke if either arguments contain a forward slash
# notes: will back up changed files to *.bak files
ag -l $1 | xargs perl -pi.bak -e "s/$1/$2/g"
# or if you prefer sed's regex syntax:
ag -l $1 | xargs sed -ri.bak -e "s/$1/$2/g"
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