After upgrading 'guestfish', the escape character when using sed no longer works as expected

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  • I use sed to modify a file. If i use an an escape character ('\') to specify a dot ('.'), it does not work as expected:
><fs> command "sed -i 's/0\.2/0\.3/g' /root/tmp.txt"
guestfish: invalid escape sequence in string (starting at offset 11)


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.3

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