odd sed behavior

Chris Faylor cgf@cygnus.com
Tue Mar 21 17:32:00 GMT 2000

On Tue, Mar 21, 2000 at 05:14:28PM -0800, Michael O'Brien wrote:
>When using the 20.1 version of cygwin, I'm seeing the following
>strange-ness. From the command prompt:
>    F:\>sort  -u  a.msg  |  sed 's/[\\"]/\\&/g;s/.*/\"&\",/'
>    sed: -e expression #1, char 21: Unterminated `s' command
>    The system cannot find the path specified.
>    F:\>sort  -u  a.msg  |  sed 's/[\\"]/\\&/g;s/.*/&,/'
>Anyone have any ideas why this doesn't work?

I don't believe that B20.1 understands the "'" (apostrophe) quote


Want to unsubscribe from this list?
Send a message to cygwin-unsubscribe@sourceware.cygnus.com

More information about the Cygwin mailing list