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From r..@covalent.net
Subject Re: FreeBSD version check for thread-safe sendfile
Date Thu, 11 Jan 2001 15:10:47 GMT

This problem was reported last week, and a fix was posted.  It wasn't
committed, because nobody got to it.

Look for a post from David Reed that had an exact sed script that did work
correctly.

Ryan

On Thu, 11 Jan 2001, Jeff Trawick wrote:

> The check isn't working right on on FreeBSD 3.4-RELEASE.
> 
> Here is what the code to get the version string yields because 
> `uname -r` isn't matched by the sed script.
> 
> [trawick@freebie httpd-2.0]$ uname -r | sed -e 's/\(.\)\.\(.\)\..*/\1\2/'
> 3.4-RELEASE
> 
> test simply bails out with this error message:
> 
> test: 3.4-RELEASE: bad number
> 
> I could add another step to the pipeline to standardize other version
> string formats
> 
>   uname -r | sed -e 's/\(.\)\.\(.\)\..*/\1\2/' | sed -e 's/\(.\)\.\(.\)\-.*/\1\2/'
> 
> Ryan (or anybody else), what is a real-life example of `uname -r` output which
> the existing sed substitution handles?  I'll make sure that example as
> well as my 3.4-RELEASE example works before committing a change.
> 
> Thanks...
> -- 
> Jeff Trawick | trawickj@bellsouth.net | PGP public key at web site:
>        http://www.geocities.com/SiliconValley/Park/9289/
>              Born in Roswell... married an alien...
> 
> 


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