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I'm trying to replace text with the contents of a file and I'm getting errors.

This works:

cat /tmp/test | sed -e "s/__TEST__/$(cat pass)/g"

But this one doesn't

cat /tmp/test | sed -e "s/__TEST__/$(cat \/etc\/passwd)/g"

Is there a way to get the contents of a file with the full path inside of sed?

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