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the input would be like this in a file:


and the parsing looks like this:

sed -i "s/<script//g" SOMETHING.html

the "/gi" is not good, because OpenWrt doesn't knows it (busybox..):

sed: bad option in substitution expression

Does anybody know how could i delete e.g.: the:

< sCripT or 

with one sed?

Plus (the really thing i need): how could i delete the whole line containing

"<sCripT" or 
"<scRiPt", etc.?
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I can't see a way using Busybox's sed, but you could use Busybox's sh and grep like this:

while IFS='
' read -r line; do
    printf "%s\n" "$line" | grep -qi '<script' || printf "%s\n" "$line"
done <SOMETHING.html >SOMETHING.html.tmp
mv SOMETHING.html.tmp SOMETHING.html
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Correct (after minor fixes), but overly complicated compared with asoundmove's answer. There is a way with sed, but it's ugly: sed -e '/<[Ss][Cc][Rr][Ii][Pp][Tt]/d'. –  Gilles Mar 24 '11 at 20:02
@Gilles: I agree, asoundmove's is much simpler. –  Mikel Mar 25 '11 at 0:24

Does the Busybox not have grep -v?

This should do the job in one simple command:

grep -vi "<[ \t]*script" SOMETHING.html
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Yes, Busybox has grep -v as a non-optional feature. –  Gilles Mar 24 '11 at 20:04

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