Re: sed vs gnu sed

2011-11-10 Thread Vincent Hoffman
On 10/11/2011 07:00, per...@pluto.rain.com wrote: Vincent Hoffmanvi...@unsane.co.uk wrote: bsd sed (correctly according to SUS at least, I believe[1]) appends a newline when writing to standard out, gnu sed doesnt. The wonderful thing about standards is that there are so many to choose from

Re: sed vs gnu sed

2011-11-10 Thread krad
On 10 November 2011 10:33, Vincent Hoffman vi...@unsane.co.uk wrote: On 10/11/2011 07:00, per...@pluto.rain.com wrote: Vincent Hoffmanvi...@unsane.co.uk wrote: bsd sed (correctly according to SUS at least, I believe[1]) appends a newline when writing to standard out, gnu sed doesnt. The

Re: sed vs gnu sed

2011-11-09 Thread Matthew Seaman
On 09/11/2011 10:30, Vincent Hoffman wrote: is there any easy way to make our sed do the same as gnu sed here? for now I have encapsulated the whole thing in a subshell [backup@banshee ~]$ echo -n $(echo -n /boot:7:1:5; /:7:1:5; /var:7:1:5 | sed -n 's/[[:space:]]*;[[:space:]]*/;/gp')

Re: sed vs gnu sed

2011-11-09 Thread Jason Lenthe
On 11/09/11 05:30, Vincent Hoffman wrote: 'Hi all, I'm trying to move a script from a linux box to a freebsd box. All going well as its just a bash script and bash is bash, however there is one line I'm unable to use directly, as bsd sed (correctly according to SUS at least, I

Re: sed vs gnu sed

2011-11-09 Thread perryh
Vincent Hoffman vi...@unsane.co.uk wrote: bsd sed (correctly according to SUS at least, I believe[1]) appends a newline when writing to standard out, gnu sed doesnt. The wonderful thing about standards is that there are so many to choose from -- Tanenbaum is there any easy way to make our