[uClibc] RE: Why use perl instead of sed to hack binutils, gcc

Mike Frysinger vapier at gentoo.org
Sat Oct 4 20:39:27 UTC 2003

On Saturday 04 October 2003 16:34, Daniel wrote:
> > I use perl since perl allows me to edit files in place.
> > Sed edits copies, which must them be moved into place on
> > top of the original file, which is a bit more dangerous,
> there is always sed -i but either way it get the job done. I just wish I
> knew perl more.

the code was probably written before sed-4.x (which is when -i was introduced)
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