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Re: New sed in latest
- To: Pierre dot Humblet at eurecom dot fr
- Subject: Re: New sed in latest
- From: Corinna Vinschen <corinna at vinschen dot de>
- Date: Thu, 01 Jun 2000 23:20:35 +0200
- CC: cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com
- References: <200006012052.WAA29525@bourgueil.eurecom.fr>
- Reply-To: cygwin <cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com>
> Thanks for the effort Corinna. Although I understand the
> reason isn't this pushing it too far? When working on a binary
> mounted system I would expect sed to work exactly as on Unix.
> Although perhaps rare, aren't there legitimate reasons to want
> to keep a \r at the end of a line? Sed is often used in fairly
> complicated fashions that may now be broken.
I don't think so. sed is a typical text tool and nearly
everyone expects sed working correct on text files and
you know what text files are under Windows.
> Also, does your change apply to piped stdin?
> I would withdraw this comment if there was anything in the sed
> documentation to the effect that \r\n is equivalent to \n.
How shall this be? sed isn't developed for OSes with sick (IMHO)
difference between binary and text mode.
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