As we all know,
sed can read commands from one or more script files (or from
This comes in handy when we need to make changes based on a list of patterns (or line numbers) as we can process the lines and turn them into editing commands which we then pass to
sed. Sometimes the list is huge though so my question is
Is there a limit to the number of lines/editing commands that can be used in a
sed script2 ?
1: not all implementations support that though...
2: where script is obtained from combining all the
-e script and
-f script_file options