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Re: [PATCH] latest ash has broken 'echo' command

On Fri, Oct 22, 1999 at 09:19:41AM +1000, Herbert Xu wrote:
> The thing is even POSIX allows this behaviour if I read Sven's message
> correctly.  The options are strictly implementation defined, so that means
> you cannot rely on them in a portable script.

What's your point? Who cares if people can rely on them for a portable
script--they just want the behavior they had last week. We're building a
distribution, not an ivory tower.

Mike Stone

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