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Re: [PATCH 2/7] t: introduce tests for unexpected object types

Jeff King <peff@xxxxxxxx> writes:

> I don't think it is, but I could be wrong. POSIX does say that "\n"
> matches a newline in the pattern space, but nothing about it on the RHS
> of a substitution. I have a vague feeling of running into problems in
> the past, but I could just be misremembering.

Yes, it was quite bad on minority platforms like AIX when I had to
touch it the last time.