[pmwiki-users] modifying wikish renaming pages/groups scripts to update links with spaces

Alex Eftimiades alexeftimiades at gmail.com
Sat Jul 21 21:16:42 CDT 2012

Yes this seems to work now. Thank you very much. I am going to try to  
modify this into a page action and for renaming groups.


On Jul 21, 2012, at 12:53 PM, Peter Bowers wrote:

> No that's fine.  If it's an action you do on a regular basis then
> you'll probably want to put the code on a page and put it together
> with a form, but that can easily be a future step.  Doing it in the
> ControlPanel is a good way to get things working...
> I loaded the first command from your command history and noticed that
> you have a newline in the middle of the line that should read like
> this:
> sed -i 's|${OldGroup}([./]\)?)${OldPage}|${NewGroup}$1${NewPage}|gi'
> `pagelist link=${OldGroupPN}.${OldPagePN} sep=\n`
> That should all be on one line with no newline before the `pagelist...
> It may have gotten confusing because the email may have automatically
> wordwrapped it when I sent it to you.
> Anyway, I certainly don't want to come anywhere close to actually
> running code like this on someone else's system, so I'm just letting
> you know what needs to happen and then leave it up to you.
> If that works, please report back to the list that it was just a
> newline due to the email wordwrapping.  If it doesn't work then let me
> know and I'll take another look -- just give me the exact error
> message since I'm wanting to avoid actually executing anything on your
> system.
> -Peter

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