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Re: Proposed new POSIX sh policy

David Weinehall <tao@debian.org> writes:
> On Tue, Nov 14, 2006 at 08:03:54PM +0100, Marco d'Itri wrote:

>> No, there is no such issue. The issue is that a few people tried to
>> remove all use of test -a/-e and local from /bin/sh scripts,

> I admit belonging to the group of some people here.

>> and failed
>> miserably.

> And you belong to the group of people that caused it to fail...

Marco argued out-loud for a position that many other maintainers were
taking silently.  That's not a bad thing if it gets the problem discussed
and avoids the appearance of a consensus that actually isn't one.

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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