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Re: PATCH: binutils without a date is not handled properly withoutGNU sed

Jakub Jelinek <> writes:

|> On Thu, May 15, 2003 at 01:08:16AM -0500, Loren James Rittle wrote:
|> > $(ld_vers) is later parsed with expr in a manner that tolerates extra
|> > dotted numbers after the patch level.  I.e. the above final proposal
|> > would handle the various mutant binutils which add a 4th and 5th
|> > number to the dotted version number...
|> > 
|> > Permission to apply to mainline?
|> Certainly not, this breaks the test.
|> There were binutils releases which did not have proper
|> hidden support.
|> If your sed cannot handle \|, then you might try to split setting ld_vers
|> into all the alternatives (ie. ld_vers=first_alternative;
|> test -z "$ld_vers" && ld_vers=second_alternative, etc.).

Alternatively one could use multiple sed expressions (-e '...' -e '...').


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