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Re: bash exorcism experiment ('bug' 762923 & 763012)

Jakub Wilk <jwilk@debian.org> writes:
> * Colin Watson <cjwatson@debian.org>, 2014-10-04, 09:43:

>> If we were to decide that #309415 should be fixed in policy (and hence
>> posh), then it should be done by requiring support for the obsolescent
>> XSI extensions test -a and test -o.

> It's already fixed:

> * ‘test’, if implemented as a shell built-in, must support ‘-a’ and ‘-o’
> as binary logical operators.

Yeah, that's been there for a while.  They were too widely used, so
although they're really confusing, we decided not to pick that fight.

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

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