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Re: bmake: how about :tr/CHARS/REPL/[1g]

On Thu, Mar 26, 2009 at 06:57:43PM +0000, David Holland wrote:
 > 'g' does not make sense for tr, and S doesn't default to '1', either.
 > (For those following along at home, 'g' on substitutions means to
 > substitute all matches in each word, like the g flag in sed
 > substitutions. '1' means to modify only the first word in the variable
 > and skip the others entirely.)
 > I'm not entirely convinced that anything really uses the '1' flag, but
 > it's Always Been There (TM).

I meant to also say that having a tr substitution in make seems
perfectly reasonable.

David A. Holland

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