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Re: sed --posix does not catch incomplete arguments

From: Bruno Haible
Subject: Re: sed --posix does not catch incomplete arguments
Date: Tue, 22 Jun 2010 01:36:39 +0200
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Hi Ralf, Paul,

Thank you for your multiple comments.

Ralf Wildenhues wrote:
> Posix (I don't recall which version)
> requires backslash-newline to be passed as such to the shell, and GNU
> make 3.81 changed semantics in this regard.

Well spotted. The corrected text is below.

> Please let's not add overly much indentation to examples


> The problem seems to be relevant only for scripts ending trailing backslash

Maybe. But these 'sed' scripts occur. But I can certainly present a simpler one,
with just an 's' substitution.

Find attached the two proposed patches (the first one unchanged, the second one
taking into account your remarks).

Attachment: 0001-Document-how-to-write-comments-in-makefile-rules.patch
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Attachment: 0002-Document-how-to-use-literal-newlines-in-makefile-rul.patch
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