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Re: ash or bash not good /bin/sh replacements?



Herbert Xu <herbert@gondor.apana.org.au> writes:

> In article <19980528121257.A3590@molec3.dfis.ull.es> you wrote:
> > Is it a bug in ash or in bash?
> 
> Neither.  POSIX doesn't say that the dot command can take on any arguments.  So
> the correct thing to do is to set $1 $2 etc. with set before you use the dot
> command.  I've tested it and it works with both ash and bash.

Or you can use the shorthand notation:
 set -- arg1 arg2 ...


I would like to see an option to bash to print warnings for any non-posix
extensions. There are too many of these cases cropping up.

greg


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