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Re: square bracket vs. curly brace character ranges

From: Aharon Robbins
Subject: Re: square bracket vs. curly brace character ranges
Date: Sun, 16 Sep 2012 07:29:59 +0000 (UTC)

Hi Bob,

In article <address@hidden>,
Bob Proulx  <address@hidden> wrote:
>Hi Arnold,
>Aharon Robbins wrote:
>> You are ssuming here that everyone uses GLIBC.
>I don't know so I will ask.  Isn't the problem endemic to glibc?  Do
>other libc's such as HP-UX or AIX or other have this same issue?  I am
>out of touch on the details of them these days.

The problem exists on other systems as well, such as Mac OS X and
Solaris, and I think also HP/UX.  Not sure about AIX.  It is definitely
not endemic to just GLIBC.

Not that fixing GLIBC wouldn't help, but it's not GLIBC-specific.

Getting bash, grep, sed and gawk fixed will go a long way though. :-)

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