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RE: CR-LF handling behavior of SED changed recently - this breaks a lot of MinGW cross build scripts




Dear Dan,
 
> One could try making a wrapper shell script where sed usually lives that adds
> those options and calls the real sed...

I tried to do exactly this, but I tried to pipe a dos2unix command in between. It got a bit complicated because I had to parse the sed command line arguments. The solution of adding an extra command with -e is much more elegant. And you are right, replacing sed with a shell script is better than using an alias.

But the -e method won't work for grep and for awk not in all cases.

Best regards,

Michael
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