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Re: Bug#95430 acknowledged by developer (Re: Bug#95430: ash: word-splitting changes break shell scripts)

Matt Zimmerman <mdz@debian.org> wrote:

> Of course, it seems that this behavior is different from that of traditional
> Bourne shell implementations, so I think I have to agree that ash should avoid
> diverging from tradition in order to adhere to a relatively new standard.

I will probably change it back in the next release due to all the autoconf
breakage.  However, it still remains that these scripts need to be fixed
since their caller can also unset IFS.
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