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authorDenys Vlasenko <vda.linux@googlemail.com>2010-04-03 23:48:12 (GMT)
committer Denys Vlasenko <vda.linux@googlemail.com>2010-04-03 23:48:12 (GMT)
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treeacf7f0c27136bb97faf079611bccc6948650f23b
parentfab288cf0b31ff64a562cc496b20add822a6abbd (diff)
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awk: add comment about fixing bug 1333
Signed-off-by: Denys Vlasenko <vda.linux@googlemail.com>
-rw-r--r--editors/awk.c2
1 files changed, 2 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/editors/awk.c b/editors/awk.c
index 3ba1a42..83c5b47 100644
--- a/editors/awk.c
+++ b/editors/awk.c
@@ -2060,6 +2060,8 @@ static int awk_sub(node *rn, const char *repl, int nm, var *src, var *dest, int
//gsub(/\<b*/,"") on "abc" will reach this point, advance to "bc"
//... and will erroneously match "b" even though it is NOT at the word start.
//we need REG_NOTBOW but it does not exist...
+//TODO: if EXTRA_COMPAT=y, use GNU matching and re_search,
+//it should be able to do it correctly.
/* Subtle: this is safe only because
* qrealloc allocated at least one extra byte */
resbuf[residx] = *sp;