Re: Proposed new POSIX sh policy
David Weinehall <firstname.lastname@example.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
> 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 (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>