sed is broken under freebsd?
peterjeremy at acm.org
Wed Jan 12 22:01:34 UTC 2011
On 2011-Jan-12 02:32:52 +0100, Oliver Pinter <oliver.pntr at gmail.com> wrote:
>The freebsd versions of sed contained a bug/regression, when \n char
>can i subsitue, gsed not affected with this bug:
gsed contains non-standard extensions and you have been suckered into
using them. Try using 'gsed --posix' and/or setting POSIXLY_CORRECT.
This is part of the GNU/FSF "lockin" policy that encourages people
to use their non-standard extensions to ensure that you don't have
any choice other than to use their software.
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