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bug#23340: -E switch missing from the sed man/info pages

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: bug#23340: -E switch missing from the sed man/info pages
Date: Fri, 22 Apr 2016 20:59:44 -0700

On Fri, Apr 22, 2016 at 4:02 AM, Don Crissti <address@hidden> wrote:
> As some of us know, gnu sed has been accepting the '-E' switch (to enable
> ERE) for quite some time now, in addition to the '-r' switch ('-E' will also
> be in the next major issue of the POSIX sed spec). However, the '-E' option
> is completely unknown to the general public as there is no mention of this
> switch in the info / man pages (gnu sed 4.2.2 if it matters).

Thanks for the report.
That was fixed by this change from over 2.5 years ago:


which highlights nicely why I should soon release sed-4.3. By replying
to the -done address, I'm marking this issue as resolved.

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