[TUHS] basic tools / Universal Unix

Steffen Nurpmeso steffen at sdaoden.eu
Sat Oct 21 05:54:04 AEST 2017


Random832 <random832 at fastmail.com> wrote:
 |On Thu, Oct 19, 2017, at 10:33, Steffen Nurpmeso wrote:
 |> 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.
 ...
 |I think that makes this a legitimate bug[...]

I finally realized that the MUA i maintain never supported these
kind of (output character set) iconv(3) errors for the main body
of the message, even after iconv tweakings (including
a n_ICONV_IGN_NOREVERSE flag).
Thus i could fix that with credit due to Doug McIlroy and you,
and will release v14.9.5 tomorrow.
Yes, so thank you both!

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


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