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Re: build failure emacs-26 branch on Mingw64

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: build failure emacs-26 branch on Mingw64
Date: Mon, 01 Jan 2018 13:51:08 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.0.90 (gnu/linux)

On Jan 01 2018, Stephen Leake <address@hidden> wrote:

> The sed command that gives the error is:
>   -e 's;\(#.*PATH_SITELOADSEARCH\).*$$;\1 "'"$${w32locallisppath//;/\\;}"'";'
> There is an unquoted ; in the replacement, but quoting that does not fix
> the error.

The regexp separator for the s command should be changed to something
else than `;' to avoid a quoting nightmare.

> I'm guessing the reference to 'w32locallisppath' is supposed to replace
> the Unix path separator : with the Windows path separator ; .

No, it replaces `;' with `\;' so that it can be interpolated into the
replacement part of the s command.


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