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Re: [PATCH] more portable bootstrap procedure

From: Pádraig Brady
Subject: Re: [PATCH] more portable bootstrap procedure
Date: Sat, 13 Dec 2008 12:39:55 +0000
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Ralf Wildenhues wrote:
> * bootstrap (get_version): Fix portability issues in sed script.
> Hello Jim,
> I know bootstrap isn't meant to necessarily be portable.  But it's just
> so much more comfortable to be able to use a git tree also on non-GNU
> systems, that e.g. have GNU tools installed with a 'g' program prefix
> (in this case, FreeBSD).

absolutely. wrt to the sed version extraction I didn't realise the T command
was gnu specific. That would be worth a mention on the sed man page I think.
Ah, my version doesn't have it but the upstream sed man page already says this.
Changes look good.


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