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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...


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