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Is there some tool that auto quotes regex for seq?

I can't figure out what I'm doing wrong. I always get this error unterminateds' command`

sed -i 's/INSERT INTO `tablename.*`/INSERT INTO \`othertable\`' *.sql

Do I have to quote these special mysql quotes?

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You lack a terminating slash (the second-last character):

's/INSERT INTO `tablename.*`/INSERT INTO \`othertable\`/'

This works in bash, but obviously will not work on Windows cmd:

echo INSERT INTO '`tablenameasdf`' | sed 's/INSERT INTO `tablename.*`/INSERT INTO \`othertable\`/'
INSERT INTO `othertable`
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