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Re: bin/41700: :tr modifier for NetBSD make [patch]

The following reply was made to PR bin/41700; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: David Holland <>
Subject: Re: bin/41700: :tr modifier for NetBSD make [patch]
Date: Mon, 8 May 2023 22:49:08 +0000

 On Mon, May 08, 2023 at 08:50:01PM +0000, Roland Illig wrote:
  >  Hi Aleksey,
  >  Are you still interested in implementing the ':tr' modifier? The example
  >  you gave in the discussion on tech-userlevel can be simplified using a
  >  ':C' modifier for translating several characters to underscores.
 I don't think he's around much at this point, but in general it seems
 like a good idea, for the same reason tr(1) exists at all and sed has
 'y'; in general it's quite verbose written out using other mechanisms.
 David A. Holland

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