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Re: Bug in bash

Jens Ruehmkorf wrote:

On Fri, 28 Sep 2001, Bruce Jackson wrote:

If I do the following:  echo "bob\n" the output is:

$ echo "bob\n"
$ echo -e "bob\n"

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.

Bruce Jackson

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