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[bug #58206] [PATCH] fix PDFPIC issue with determining size of pdfs cont
G. Branden Robinson
[bug #58206] [PATCH] fix PDFPIC issue with determining size of pdfs containing images
Wed, 19 Apr 2023 14:06:30 -0400 (EDT)
Follow-up Comment #20, bug #58206 (project groff):
[comment #19 comment #19:]
> [comment #11 comment #11:]
> > the sed command referenced in comment #10 will fail on at least > Mac OS:
its replacement pattern relies on "\n" to output a newline,
> Comment 2 of bug #64061 exposes this as the dirty lie it is.
Hold that thought! I'm still getting my ducks lined up (meaning: checking
portability of my working copy changes on GNU/Linux, macOS, and Solaris 10 &
There is an evil portability problem, and it lies where we would not have
expected it. More to follow in #64061.
But to not keep you in _too_ much suspense: "\n" in the sed s command's
replacement text is (1) non-standard, (2) supported by macOS sed anyway, and
(3) necessary for pdfpic.tmac to work.
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