git-sed man page

git-sed — replace patterns in git-controlled files

Synopsis

git-sed [ -c ] [ -f flags ] search replacement

Description

Run git grep and then send results to sed for replacement with the given flags, if -f is provided.

Also runs git commit if -c is provided.

Options

-c
commit the resulting changes with a standard commit message detailing the exact command ran. will fail if there are unstaged changes.
-f <flags>
will use the given regex flags in the sed command (for example "g" replaces multiple times on the same line).

<search>

the pattern passed to grep and to the first part of the sed expression.

<replacement>

the replacement passed to sed, the second part of the sed expression.

Examples

$ git sed ´my_function´ ´do_stuff´
# ... only does the changes, without committing
$ git commit -m"use proper function name"
$ git sed -c ´do_stuff´ ´stuff´
# .. does the changes and a commit
$ git sed -f g do_stuff stuff
# .. g is actually pretty important, otherwise you will miss some
# stuff!

Author

Written by Antoine Beaupré <anarcat@debian.org> from inspiration by https://github.com/da-x/git-search-repl… and http://stackoverflow.com/questions/9651…

Reporting Bugs

<https://github.com/tj/git-extras/issues>

See Also

<https://github.com/tj/git-extras>

Referenced By

git-extras(1).

December 2015