ed-0.6

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Thu Jul 5 08:42:48 PDT 2007


Ag. D. Hatzimanikas wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 04, at 11:20 Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>> `./ed </dev/null` no longer hangs
>>
>> The patch is no longer required.
>>
>> I see no reason not to upgrade.
>>
> 
> In 0.6 there is another infinite loop (reported by Karsten Hopp),
> which occurs when you search backwards in the buffer.
> 
> http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-ed/2007-07/msg00000.html
> 
> There is a pre-release with the fix, but if you can't wait for 0.7,
> you can find a patch that fixes the bug (I verified it), in that same
> thread.
> 
> http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-ed/2007-07/msg00002.html

Thanks Ag.  We'll go slow on this until it gets sorted out.  From the
best I can tell, ed-0.2 with the patch we use works fine.

  -- Bruce




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