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Re: perl -i nonfunctional on MinGW

From: Alexandre Duret-Lutz
Subject: Re: perl -i nonfunctional on MinGW
Date: Tue, 06 Jun 2006 21:20:09 +0200
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>>> "RW" == Ralf Wildenhues <address@hidden> writes:

 RW> Welcome back Alexandre!

Thanks, how did you know? :)

 RW> On MinGW, this happens:
 >> + /bin/perl -pi -e 's/#: //'
 >> Can't do inplace edit on Permission denied.

No kidding !

 RW> So here's a patch to replace all "perl -i" with "sed && mv".
 RW> After finishing the patch it dawned on me that "perl -i~" may be
 RW> working, and indeed, testing shows that that works.

 RW> OK to apply this patch still, or should I redo with "perl -i~"?

Who cares? Go, go!
Alexandre Duret-Lutz

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