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Replace script

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How i do a script that replaces determinate word of determinate file for other word? for example:
file.txt : expert-exchange.com cool!
/perl script.pl expert-exchange.com great!
file.txt : expert-exchange.com great!

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ozo
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#!/usr/bin/perl
$replace=pop;
$find=pop;
{local $^I=".bak"; local @ARGV=qw(file.txt);
 while( <> ){
    s/$find \S+/$find $replace/g;
     print;
 }
}
ozo
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Commented:
Unless you meant to call
/perl script.pl file.txt cool! great!
in which case you might use
 #!/usr/bin/perl
$replace=pop;
$find=pop;
{local $^I=".bak";
 while( <> ){
    s/\b$find\b/$replace/g;
     print;
 }
}

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the 1st or the 2nd? tnx
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ozo ure the one :P u request all questions... good!
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