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Re: Package maintainer script policy.

Anselm Lingnau <lingnau@tm.informatik.uni-frankfurt.de> wrote:
> Others leave an empty argument if there are no arguments (as Manoj
> described) by virtue of the quotes around the `$@'. On the latter
> type, `${1+"$@"}' does the quoted-expansion thing when there is at
> least one bona-fide argument and inserts nothing at all otherwise.

Apparently, this is a characteristic of older System V shells.  

I think we should treat any debian shell implementation which
does this as either not a bourne shell or buggy.


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