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Re: bash-4.3.33 regexp bug


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: bash-4.3.33 regexp bug
Date: Fri, 06 Mar 2015 11:43:24 -0500
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On 3/5/15 12:36 PM, Greg Wooledge wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 05, 2015 at 05:26:00PM +0000, Stephane Chazelas wrote:
>> The bash manual only points to regex(3).
>>
>> So it's down to your system's regex library (uses
>> regcomp(REG_EXTENDED)) which on recent GNU systems supports \s.
> 
> I see.  So it's another nonportable feature like printf '%(%s)T'.

It's an imperfect world.  I'd rather not replace the system's regexp
library, just like I'd rather use the system's strftime(3) if it's
available.

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