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Portability problem in rtems custom cfg's
- Date: Tue, 10 Aug 1999 09:28:25 -0500 (CDT)
- From: joel at OARcorp.com (joel at OARcorp.com)
- Subject: Portability problem in rtems custom cfg's
On Tue, 10 Aug 1999, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> * Seding out any non-printable characters is highly sensitive to
> portablity issues and should be avoided (I.e. using sed to filter out
> \r is questionable in general)
> * A portable sed pattern would be something similar to
> 's/\([0-9A-Za-z]*\)/\1/', but this would be useless for filtering out
> \r if sed is expanding \n to \r\n on output => Given sed's behavior on
> Cygwin is correct (which I doubt :-), RTEMS's attempts to filter out
> \r are basically broken and can't be worked around by any sed pattern.
This is the bottom line answer I was looking for. :)
What about using tr to remove the '\r'? Wouldn't that be portable?