Subject: Re: pkg/33236: Error in /pkgsrc/bootstrap
To: None <,,>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: pkgsrc-bugs
Date: 04/11/2006 11:35:02
The following reply was made to PR pkg/33236; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: "Jeremy C. Reed" <>
Subject: Re: pkg/33236: Error in /pkgsrc/bootstrap
Date: Tue, 11 Apr 2006 04:33:16 -0700 (PDT)

 On Tue, 11 Apr 2006 wrote:
 > SunOS 5.9 Generic_118558-21 sun4u sparc SUNW,Sun-Fire-880
 I don't think this hits you.
 > >How-To-Repeat:
 > start bootstrap
 > >Fix:
 > Change [^0-9] to [0-9] on line 320
 I am not sure it is a bug. (Is this causing it to fail on your Solaris 
 But I do see that different implementations of shells honor that ^ 
 NetBSD's sh(1) and ksh(1) ignore the ^ (carat).
 Bash makes it mean "not" (like regex) and is documented. And it does what 
 is expected on DragonFly's sh(1) too -- except not documented.
  Jeremy C. Reed