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Re: feature request: zero-terminated lines for comm

From: John Cowan
Subject: Re: feature request: zero-terminated lines for comm
Date: Sun, 9 Sep 2007 13:49:03 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

Lasse Kliemann scripsit:

> How complicated it would be to add a `-z' or `-0' switch to `comm' in order 
> to allow zero-terminated "lines"? The `sort' command, for example, allows 
> this, and this is very useful when dealing with filenames. 

Not complicated, but it needs better justification, I think.  
Are you really worried about filenames that contain newlines?

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