[TUHS] basic tools / Universal Unix

Steffen Nurpmeso steffen at sdaoden.eu
Fri Oct 20 00:33:09 AEST 2017


Random832 <random832 at fastmail.com> wrote:
 |On Wed, Oct 18, 2017, at 19:03, Doug McIlroy wrote:
 |>> But mind you, in preparation of this email i found a bug in
 |>> Busybox sed(1) which simply echoes nothing for the above.
 |> 
 |> I assume that * is a typo for - . If so, sed did just what
 |> -n tells it to--no printing except as called for by p or P.
 |
 |Or, you know, l (the letter ell). Which busybox sed appears to not
 |support at all, rather than somehow misapplying -n to it.

The letter l, yes.  But it does not fail either, so it knows about
it, talking version 1.27.something here.

--steffen
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|Der Kragenbaer,                The moon bear,
|der holt sich munter           he cheerfully and one by one
|einen nach dem anderen runter  wa.ks himself off
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