I want to find a regex which contains the word
Sat followed by one or more commas. I used this:
sed -e 's/Sat,+/Sat/ig' myfile.txt > output.txt
But it has no effect despite the fact that the file contains
Sat,. Can you correct me?
+ is an extended regular expression symbol, while
sed by default uses basic regular expressions.
In a basic regular expression, you may instead use
\+ (only GNU
sed seems to know about
\+ and it's not standard).
You may also switch
sed to use extended expressions by using the