#249 rev 3919 broke build on systems lacking GNU sed


The regular expression used in the sed command for this revision does not work on non-GNU sed such as the version included with Mac OS X and Solaris.

I am attaching a patch to at least fix the build for Solaris, but it is very much a "work in progress" -- it makes no attempt to detect if sed actually exists in /usr/local/bin. It also does not fix the breakage on OS X.

Can this maybe be done with 'cut' or 'awk' instead?


  • Sean McGovern

    Sean McGovern - 2012-04-04

    WIP non-GNU sed patch

  • Jean Le Feuvre

    Jean Le Feuvre - 2012-04-05

    Thanks for the report, we'll see what we can do . Just a clarification: only osx prior to 10.6 are in trouble right ?

    We'd also be interested in any advice on which solaris to pick up to create a test machine...


  • Sean McGovern

    Sean McGovern - 2012-04-05

    The machines where I see the failure are Solaris 10 8/11 (U10) and OS X 10.6.8.

  • Jean Le Feuvre

    Jean Le Feuvre - 2012-07-13
    • status: open --> closed-works-for-me

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