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Returns the given string with all found oldSubStr replaced by newSubStr.

 *  SSHTools - Java SSH2 API
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 *  Erwin Bolwidt
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//package com.sshtools.daemon.util;

 * The sole instance of this class provides several convienience methods for
 * string manipulation such as substring replacement or character repetition.
 * @author Manfred Duchrow
 * @version 2.0
public class Util{
     * Returns the given string with all found oldSubStr replaced by newSubStr. <br>
 * Example: StringUtil.current().replaceAll( "Seven of ten", "even", "ix"
 * ) ;<br>
 * results in: "Six of ten"
 * @param sourceStr The string that should be checked for occurrences of
 *        oldSubStr
 * @param oldSubStr The string that is searched for in sourceStr
 * @param newSubStr The new string that is placed everywhere the oldSubStr
 *        was found
 * @return The original string with all found substrings replaced by new
 *         strings
    public String replaceAll(String sourceStr, String oldSubStr,
        String newSubStr) {
        String part = null;
        String result = "";
        int index = -1;
        int subLen = 0;
        subLen = oldSubStr.length();
        part = sourceStr;

        while ((part.length() > 0) && (subLen > 0)) {
            index = part.indexOf(oldSubStr);

            if (index >= 0) {
                result = result + part.substring(0, index) + newSubStr;
                part = part.substring(index + subLen);
            } else {
                result = result + part;
                part = "";

        // while
        return result;


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