Chapter 5 - Util-linux

Bruce Dubbs bdubbs at swbell.net
Tue Jun 15 23:04:46 PDT 2004


Joel Miller wrote:

> Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>
>> There seems to be a side effect in the new sed.   When we apply
>>
>>    sed -i 's@/usr/include@/tools/include at g' configure
>>
>> the execute bit is removed.  The command
>>
>>    chmod +x configure
>>
>> needs to be added.
>>
>>   -- Bruce
>
>
> Just recently on -hackers Matt Barley reported a similar incident with 
> man-1.5m2. He reported it as a something new with sed-4.1 when working 
> in-place. What version of sed are you using? Matt quoted this from the 
> changelog.
>
> 2001-12-17  Paolo Bonzini  <bonzini at gnu.org>
>
>         * testsuite/dc.inp: Also compute Easter of 2002  :-)
>
>         * sed/execute.c [!HAVE_FCHMOD]: Don't chmod the output file
>         if working in-place
>
I'm going through Unstable.  The sed there is 4.1.

   -- Bruce





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