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Re: PR/36954 CVS commit: src/bin/sh

The following reply was made to PR bin/36954; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Markus W Kilbinger <>
Subject: Re: PR/36954 CVS commit: src/bin/sh
Date: Sun, 21 Dec 2008 09:47:46 +0100

 >>>>> "Christos" == Christos Zoulas <> writes:
     Christos>  Modified Files:
     Christos>          src/bin/sh: expand.c
     Christos>  Log Message: PR/36954: Roland Illig: don't eat backlash
     Christos>  escapes in variable patterns. Makes ${line%%\**} work.
     Christos>  To generate a diff of this commit: cvs rdiff -r1.79
     Christos>  -r1.80 src/bin/sh/expand.c
 This change seems to break many /etc/rc* (and indirectly) *.mk stuff
 of a regular NetBSD system. I noticed that first during
 /etc/rc.d/network start, when some ifconfig.XXX were no longer set up.
 Also /usr/sbin/postinstall check now produces some 'additional'
 Just reverting this change seems to fix it.

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