6.16. Sed-4.1.5

The Sed package contains a stream editor.

Approximate build time: 0.2 SBU
Required disk space: 10 MB

6.16.1. Installation of Sed

Prepare Sed for compilation:

./configure --prefix=/usr --bindir=/bin --enable-html

The meaning of the new configure option:


This builds the HTML documentation.

Compile the package:


To test the results, issue:

make check

Install the package:

make install

6.16.2. Contents of Sed

Installed program: sed

Short Descriptions


Filters and transforms text files in a single pass