[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated [test]: sed-4.4-1
Eric Blake (cygwin)
Sat Feb 11 17:20:00 GMT 2017
A new experimental release of sed, 4.4-1, has been uploaded and will
soon reach a mirror near you; leaving the current version at 3.2.2-3.
This is a new upstream release, packaged by a new maintainer. The
release will be marked experimental for a few days, first because it was
built against the not-yet-released cygwin 2.7,0, and second because I
made a tweak that no longer automatically strips carriage returns from
input on binary mounts (things on text mode mounts should remain
unchanged). Please speak up if this breaks your usage. For more
details on sed, see the documentation in /usr/share/doc/sed/.
The GNU Sed (Stream EDitor) editor is a stream or batch
(non-interactive) editor. Sed takes text as input, performs an
operation or set of operations on the text, and outputs the modified
text. The operations that sed performs (substitutions, deletions,
insertions, etc.) can be specified in a script file or from the command
To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link on
the http://cygwin.com/ web page. This downloads setup.exe to your
system. Save it and run setup, answer the questions and pick up 'sed'
in the 'Base' category (it should already be selected).
Note that downloads from cygwin.com aren't allowed due to bandwidth
limitations. This means that you will need to find a mirror which has
this update, please choose the one nearest to you:
If you want to make a point or ask a question the Cygwin mailing list is
the appropriate place.
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