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Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2012 17:33:34 +0800
From: orc <>
Subject: Re: [Vision for new platform] syslog, sed, cron

On Thu, 23 Aug 2012 11:15:07 +0200
Jens Staal <> wrote:

> Den 22 aug 2012 22:09 skrev "Christian Neukirchen"
> <>:
> >
> > Perhaps they fixed it then.  I remember being it the reason I
> > ported GNU sed to sabotage...
> >
> > GNU sed is one of the most unproblematic GNU tools, btw
> Of the GNU tools, gawk, gmake and gsed all build without much problem
> under the Plan9 APE (ANSI POSIX ENVIRONMENT) - so they are pretty
> portable and independent of the whole GNU echosystem.

The talk is about how their features can be emulated, not how gnu code
is portable?
(Why anyone who uses Plan9 needs gnu tools?)

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