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Opened 6 years ago

Closed 6 years ago

#1002 closed task (wontfix)

Sed 4.2.2 Version Upgrade

Reported by: William Harrington Owned by: clfs-commits@…
Priority: major Milestone: CLFS Standard 3.1.0
Component: BOOK Version: CLFS Standard GIT
Keywords: Cc: berzerkula@…, jonathan@…, chris@…

Description (last modified by William Harrington)

http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/sed/sed-4.2.2.tar.bz2

Sed 4.2.2

  • don't misbehave (truncate input) for lines of length 231 and longer
  • fix endless loop on incomplete multibyte sequences
  • -u also does unbuffered input, rather than unbuffered output only
  • New command `F' to print current input file name
  • sed -i, s/w, and the w' and W' commands also obey the --binary option (and create CR/LF-terminated files if the option is absent)
  • --posix fails for scripts (or fragments as passed to the -e option) that end in a backslash, as they are not portable.
  • New option -z (--null-data) to separate lines by ASCII NUL characters.
  • \x26 (and similar escaped sequences) produces a literal & in the replacement argument of the s/ command, rather than including the matched text.

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 6 years ago by William Harrington

Description: modified (diff)

comment:2 Changed 6 years ago by William Harrington

Resolution: wontfix
Status: newclosed

This ticket was entered in error. The current books have Sed 4.2.2.

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