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Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2012 18:46:05 -0400
From: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: [Vision for new platform] syslog, sed, cron

On Wed, Aug 22, 2012 at 10:08:51PM +0200, Christian Neukirchen wrote:
> Daniel Cegiełka <> writes:
> > 2012/8/22 Christian Neukirchen <>:
> >> Rich Felker <> writes:
> >>
> >>> What GNU features do they require? Reportedly busybox sed works for
> >>> many packages...
> >>
> >> Not the Linux kernel, IIRC.
> >
> > I checked.. and it looks that sed from bb works with linux kernel :)
> Perhaps they fixed it then.  I remember being it the reason I ported GNU
> sed to sabotage...

I think what happened is we fixed musl. There were several
show-stopping BRE (old "basic" regex mode) bugs in TRE that made it
into musl, and sed uses BRE, not ERE.


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