Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com> writes:

> Torsten Bögershausen <tbo...@web.de> writes:
>> t9001 used a '\n' in a sed expression to split one line into two lines.
>> Some versions of sed simply ignore the '\' before the 'n', treating
>> '\n' as 'n'.
>> As the test already requires perl as a prerequisite, use perl instead of sed.
>> Signed-off-by: Torsten Bögershausen <tbo...@web.de>
>> ---
> Hmph.  I read this in 
> pubs.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/9699919799/utilities/sed.html
>     The escape sequence '\n' shall match a <newline> embedded in the
>     pattern space.
> so it may be better to be a bit more explicit in the log message to
> say whose implementation has this issue to warn people.

"shall match" talks about the match expression, not the replacement.

David Kastrup
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