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Re: POSIXLY_CORRECT and install scripts

On Thu, Jan 02, 2003 at 09:04:55PM -0500, Joe Drew wrote:
> On Thu, 2003-01-02 at 19:59, Greg Stark wrote:
> > It would be a good idea to have developers set POSIXLY_CORRECT at least once
> > during testing their packages to ensure they aren't depending on some
> > non-posix GNU behaviour in their packages. Ideally at least some developers
> > should use it all the time to avoid such bugs at run-time.
> What's the problem with depending on GNU behaviour? IIRC even the
> Debian-BSD folk are going to be using the GNU runtime.

Those of us that are trying to get Debian to run with busybox
replacing most of coreutils would greatly appreciate it.


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