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5. Other Editors

5.1. SED - The Stream Editor

If you need to edit files of simply enormous size, and can afford the notion of not having an "interactive" editor, sed provides a quite ferociously fast option. It works via making one pass across the input, which may run numerous edit transformations, which is very efficient.


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