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Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2013 10:11:25 -0600
From: Rob Landley <>
Subject: Re: REG_STARTEND (regex)

On 01/15/2013 09:16:29 AM, Daniel Cegiełka wrote:
> 'sed -i' is used in many programs (even linux, e2fsprogs, old libcap
> etc.) and there is no chance to avoid it. So I'm looking for an
> alternative to the gnu-sed+gnulib. I found that sed from FreeBSD has
> support for -i and is much smaller than the gnu sed:

I added -i support to busybox sed back around 2005, and the toybox
version should have -i when I get around to writing it. (Still
debugging weird cp corner cases at the moment, then mount/umount
are up next.) It's trivial to implement.


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