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bug#8103: NUL terminated lines

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: bug#8103: NUL terminated lines
Date: Fri, 25 Feb 2011 19:14:31 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.2.94 (gnu/linux)

Jim Meyering <address@hidden> writes:

> Bjartur Thorlacius wrote:
>> On 2/24/11, Jim Meyering <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> With GNU tac, that has never worked:
>>>     $ tac -s ''
>>>     tac: separator cannot be empty
>> NUL!=the empty string.
> tac treats them the same way.

Actually the shell does.  $'\0' and '' are indistinguishable once passed
as argument.


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