odd sed behavior

Michael O'Brien mobrien@pixar.com
Wed Mar 22 10:08:00 GMT 2000


Hola~

This is what I'm doing currently. The sed expression is in a Makefile, so
the better solutution would be to leave it there as opposed to adding a two
line file. I'm not trying to be picky, I just want to understand who's
having problems (sed or the command prompt).

MO

----- Original Message -----
From: Earnie Boyd <earnie_boyd@yahoo.com>
To: Michael O'Brien <mobrien@pixar.com>; Bob McGowan <rmcgowan@veritas.com>;
<cygwin@sourceware.cygnus.com>
Sent: Wednesday, March 22, 2000 9:51 AM
Subject: Re: odd sed behavior


> --- Michael O'Brien <mobrien@pixar.com> wrote:
> > Hola~
> >
> > The command below does work using bash. However, I'm not using bash, but
the
> > command prompt. I agree with the diagnosis that the problem lies in the
". I
> > really need a work around, tho.
> >
>
> [edit] foo.sed
>   s/[\\"]/\\&/g
>   s/.*/\"&\",/
>
> [dos_prompt] sort -u foo.file | sed -f foo.sed
>
> [caveat emptor] Untested.
>
> Regards,
>
>
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