Sed it the streaming editor. It makes it easy for example
to replace specially marked texts inside a source code file.
The Wireshark build process uses this to stamp version strings
into various places.
4.8.1. UNIX or Win32 Cygwin: sed
Sed is available for most of the UNIX-like platforms
and as the sed package from the
If sed isn't already installed or available
as a package for your platform, you can get it at:
After correct installation, typing at the
bash command line prompt:
should result in something like:
GNU sed version 4.1.5
Copyright (C) 2003 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO
warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE,
to the extent permitted by law.
However, the version string may vary.