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Re: Mass bugfiling potential: 'rules' with space

Matthew Garrett <mgarrett@chiark.greenend.org.uk> writes:

> Now, can anyone find a reference that suggests that NetBSD is wrong
> to do this? 

Single Unix Specification doesn't talk about it.  POSIX says what
happens when the arg argument contains whitespace is unspecified.

HPUX 11, SCO Openserver 5, and Solaris 8 all ignore trailing
whitespace on that line. 

I don't have access to other machines at the moment to test, but it
definitely appears NetBSD is the odd one out.

Alan Shutko <ats@acm.org> - In a variety of flavors!
Lawyers & Hookers: Both hired to get their clients off.

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