Re: Bug in bash
On Sat, 29 Sep 2001 03:27:54 +0200, Wichert Akkerman <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> Previously Bruce Jackson wrote:
>> But, why is there a difference between the behaviour of bash under
>> Linux, HP-UX, and Solaris? The protability of scripts is the problem.
> Linux is POSIX complient, the rest is not.
This turns out not to be the case. POSIX says that echo does handle
the \ escapes, and doesn't honor -n. Neither bash nor ash (both invoked
as sh) behaves quite this way.