sed: --binary flag is undocumented

Corinna Vinschen
Tue Aug 10 11:45:00 GMT 2010

On Aug  9 16:41, Carles Cufi wrote:
> Hi there,
> I just found out in the IRC channel that to avoid trouble with
> cygwin's sed turning \r\n into \n one needs to pass the "--binary"
> flag. But this is not documented in the sed man pages, I was wondering
> if it should be.

I think this is an upstream decision.  You could ask the sed developers.


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