Re: [PATCH v4 1/4] Makefile: generate Perl header from template file
- Date: Fri, 1 Dec 2017 13:18:45 -0500
- From: Dan Jacques <dnj@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 1/4] Makefile: generate Perl header from template file
On Fri, 1 Dec 2017, Johannes Sixt wrote:
>>> This doesn't work, unfortunately. When $(pathsep) is ';', we get an
>>> incomplete sed expression because ';' is also a command separator in the sed language.
>> Funny, I tried this also with ';' as pathsep, and it worked in the Git for
>> Windows SDK...
> My ancient sed vs. your modern sed, perhaps? I can check this on Monday.
If you wouldn't mind, that would be much appreciated. Did you actually observe
this issue, or is it just coming up in review?
I am not a `sed` wizard, but perhaps the tool is ignoring the semicolon because
it's in the middle of the "s" expression? The shell may similarly be ignoring it
because it's nested in between single-quotes?