Jens Ruehmkorf wrote:
On Fri, 28 Sep 2001, Bruce Jackson wrote:If I do the following: echo "bob\n" the output is: bob\n$ echo "bob\n" bob\n $ echo -e "bob\n" bob See bash(1), do "help echo" inside bash. Ask debian-user for help.
But, why is there a difference between the behaviour of bash under Linux, HP-UX, and Solaris? The protability of scripts is the problem.