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Re: [PATCH v4 1/4] Makefile: generate Perl header from template file




On Dez 01 2017, Dan Jacques <dnj@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> 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?

As far as POSIX is concerned, semicolons are not special, but can be
used to separate commands instead of newlines.

Andreas.

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