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How can I match a forward slash in bbe?

If I have this text file called test.txt:

foo / bar

I can match it in sed like so:

sed -e 's/foo \/ bar/it worked!/' test.txt

However when doing the same thing in bbe it doesn't replace it:

bbe -e 's/foo \/ bar/it worked!/' test.txt

I have also tried double escaping and triple escaping the slash, however it doesn't seem to work anyway.

What am I doing wrong?

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Not sure how to escape the /, but some alternate solutions:

  • Using a hex escape sequence: 's/foo \x2F bar/it worked!/'
  • Using a different delimiter such as underscore: 's_foo / bar_it worked!_'
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