CVS20040615: sed-4.1 causes problems building man-1.5m2

Jürg Billeter j at
Wed Jun 16 09:18:42 PDT 2004

On Mit, 2004-06-16 at 02:22, Matt Bartley wrote:
> The sed operation on the configure script chmod-ed it from 755 to 600!  
> This is easily worked around here by chmod-ing it back.
> So far this is the only consequence I've seen in building LFS, but I'll 
> be surprised if there aren't any other problems.
> Is this an expected change?  Glancing through sed-4.1's ChangeLog file, 
> I'd guess an old change has been reversed, intentionally or otherwise:

This looks like a new introduced bug. Attached is a patch to fix it
(cc'ing patches). I've just submitted it upstream but obviously haven't
got a response yet.

The patch can also be downloaded from

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