Subject: Re: pkg/33236: Error in /pkgsrc/bootstrap
To: None <,,>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: pkgsrc-bugs
Date: 04/11/2006 11:50:01
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 04:46:46 -0700 (PDT)

 On Tue, 11 Apr 2006, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
 >  > 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 
 >  system?)
 >  But I do see that different implementations of shells honor that ^ 
 >  differently.
 >  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.
 I see the "exclamation mark" is documented though -- and that appears to 
 be the way it works on NetBSD's sh and ksh too.
  Jeremy C. Reed
 echo ':6DB6=88>?;@69876tA=AC8BB5tA6487><' | tr '4-F' 'wu rofIn.lkigemca'