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Re: cvs-1.11 make check fails


From: Derek R. Price
Subject: Re: cvs-1.11 make check fails
Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2001 13:42:35 -0500

Larry Jones wrote:

> Lars Hecking writes:
> >
> >  make check fails if the first id command in $PATH is not GNU id
> >  (or any id that understands -u).
>
>>    id | sed 's/^uid=\([^(]*\)(.*$/\1/'
>>
> I believe that's fixed in the current development version.

No it isn't.  It just errors out if it can't find an id it thinks is GNU.
Anyone know why the above sed command wouldn't be portable?  And the
associated one:

    username=`id | sed 's/^uid=[0-9]*(\([^)]*\)).*$/\1/'`

Derek

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