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Re: BSD related fixes

From: Pavel Roskin
Subject: Re: BSD related fixes
Date: Wed, 13 Dec 2000 10:22:41 -0500 (EST)

Hello, Akim!

> | fails because \? in sed is not portable. This is my bug, sorry.
> We don't care about this, is a maintainer tool, and made to
> be robust to these failures.  I'd suggest not changing this.  Or
> better yet, use groups `\(A[CU]_DEFUN\|AC_DEFUN_ONCE\)'.  It is not
> portable, but we don't care. is indeed robust but it wasn't clear to me that it is when I
saw the error message the first time.

The only reason why was run is because I touched all files. I
had to do it because OpenBSD shares the disk with Windows and the system
clock is not in GMT on that machine.

This should not be an issue for most people, especially those in the
Eastern hemisphere :-)

> | After applying all those 3 fixes 175 tests pass (39 are ignored).
> 39 GNU sed, right?

Right. The whole is skipped. Exactly the same result on OpenBSD
2.7. Now it's running with GNU sed. You'll hear from me if it fails.

> Do whatever you want out of my comments, and go ahead!


Pavel Roskin

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