Re: Bug in bash
On Tue, Oct 02, 2001 at 08:47:12AM -0400, Roderick Schertler wrote:
> > The implication being that if it doesn't interpret escapes when invoked
> > as "sh", it's probably a bug.
> Sure, but it isn't a bug we can actually fix. If either shell actually
> did what POSIX says, all the maintainer scripts which use "echo -n"
> would break.
So what? All that does is echo a NL at the end, big deal. All scripts
who want -n to work would then invoke "#!/bin/bash" instead of "#!/bin/sh".
This won't really break much, just aesthetic bugs in scripts...