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Re: ash word-splitting changes break shell scripts

Mark Brown <broonie@sirena.org.uk> wrote:
> On Wed, May 02, 2001 at 07:09:46PM +1000, Herbert Xu wrote:

>> There are only two reasons that a change goes into ash.  It's either for
>> standard-compliance or optimisation.

> If you wish to make a version of ash which is minimally-compliant it
> would probably be better to rename it since the behaviour is going to
> diverge from the mainstream ash and that goal doesn't seem entirely
> compatible with what people looking for a fast shell want.

That's a good idea, I'll consider it.
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