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=====Fabric: Edit a Remote File=====
return to DevFabric

====Find and Replace String in Remote File====
Simple example:
from fabric.api import get, put

REMOTE_DIR = "/remote/dir"
LOCAL_WD = "/tmp"

def update_remote_file(fname, subs=[]):
"""subs is a list of tuples: (find, replace)"""
local_path = pathjoin(LOCAL_WD, fname)
remote_path = pathjoin(REMOTE_DIR, fname)

get(remote_path, local_path)

f = open(local_path, "r")
contents = f.read()

for find,replace in subs:
contents = contents.replace(find, replace)

f = open(local_path, "w")

put(local_path, remote_path)