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Re: List of packages shipping shell scripts with bashisms + MBF proposal

Am Sonntag 10 Februar 2008 schrieb Ralf Wildenhues:
> BTW, no matter what POSIX says, named signals are not portable to
> pre-POSIX shells, which is why Autoconf and Libtool do not use them.

POSIX may not apply to pre-POSIX shells. So what?

Creating a standard is not always a method to documenting the current way of 
doing things. Thus, implementations before the standard can differ from it.
At one point you have to go on and ignore ancient systems.


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