0:root@SERVER:/root # echo "something" | sed -e 's/^/\t/g' tsomething 0:root@SERVER:/root #
AIX/ksh .. why doesn't it works? I just want to put a "tab" before every line!
Bear in mind that since many shells store their strings internally as cstrings, if the input contains the null character (
If your shell is bash, ksh93 or zsh, you can use shell escaping to put a literal tab in the sed command. The quoting syntax