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Re: Pending release of 1.5

From: Tim Van Holder
Subject: Re: Pending release of 1.5
Date: 12 Feb 2003 12:55:12 +0100

On Wed, 2003-02-12 at 10:14, Robert Boehne wrote:
> is not right.  The "\" before the "." is there to prevent
> "." from being a regular expression matching any character.
> So this should have been:
>  $SED -e "s/${shared_ext}\..*/${shared_ext}/"

Unfortunately, since $shared_ext will be '.so' and not '\.so', the
sed above mishandles names like (turning it into ''
instead of '')...
For maximum robustness, $shared_ext needs to be transformed to a valid
regex before this sed can run.

Tim Van Holder <address@hidden>

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