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Re: [sed-devel] build feedback for sed-

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: Re: [sed-devel] build feedback for sed-
Date: Mon, 12 Dec 2016 17:52:50 -0800

On Tue, Dec 6, 2016 at 8:31 AM, Nelson H. F. Beebe <address@hidden> wrote:
> I've just completed builds of sed- on 126 different
> systems in our test lab.  Of those, 82 passed all of the validation
> suite.
> Here is a summary of the test failures, sorted first by test name, and
> then by system name:
>         borel           testsuite/y-zero
>         borel           testsuite/zero-anchor

Thanks again for all the testing.
This exposed a portability problem with the test suite: it assumed
that "tr" in the C locale would not elide NUL bytes. But Solaris
11.3's tr would do precisely that: remove any NUL byte:

$ printf '\0'|wc -c
$ printf '\0'|tr -d \\r |wc -c

Here's the patch I've just pushed:

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