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Re: Bug in bash

On Sat, Sep 29, 2001 at 01:26:11AM +0200, wouter@debian.org wrote:
> the "bug" is found in the fact that GNU shellutils differ from all other
> sane shellutils in that if you want to use escape-sequences in echo, you
> have to provide the "-e" argument. AFAIK, there is no option that can be
> set to make this work as it does on any oter unix.

/bin/echo does not, but bash's builtin echo allows to use the shell option
xpg_echo  to change it.

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