conf/88712: [UPDATE] freebsd-tips: Add "how to strip UTF-8 BOM"

Pav Lucistnik pav at
Sun Sep 24 03:10:23 PDT 2006

The following reply was made to PR conf/88712; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Pav Lucistnik <pav at>
To: chinsan < at>
Cc: FreeBSD-gnats-submit at, bug-followup at
Subject: Re: conf/88712: [UPDATE] freebsd-tips: Add "how to strip UTF-8 BOM"
Date: Sun, 24 Sep 2006 12:04:21 +0200

 > > Typo? Byte Order Mark.
 > Oh, Sorry. It's a typo. :p
 > >
 > > Also, why -i flag, when you're not editing the file inplace?
 > >
 > > $ sed -i -s -e 's|a|b|' < foo > ooof
 > > sed: -i may not be used with stdin
 > Thanks for notice, the floowing is the modified patch:
 >   sed -e '1s/^\xef\xbb\xbf//' < bomfile > newfile
 > Would you please take a review with it again?
 > Thanks. :)
 You're a committer now, you can handle the PR yourself now.
 I think it looks fine now.
 Pav Lucistnik <pav at>
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