[Techtalk] ed < file

Dan Richter daniel.richter at wimba.com
Wed Nov 13 12:53:16 EST 2002

Now I'm really confused. Standard "ed" commands work when piping from a file:
   ed filename < commands.txt
but not like this:
   (cat <<EOF;) | ed filename
   > 1,$s/foo/bar/g
   > w
   > q
   > EOF

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