On Thu, Aug 28, 2003 at 10:43:34AM +0100, Colin Watson wrote: > On Thu, Aug 28, 2003 at 02:13:44PM +0530, Ganesan R wrote: > > Or simply remove the -e option. builtin echo parses "\n" in bash as well as > > dash. Bash needs a shopt -s xpg_echo first, I did that in my package. I was still afraid to change too much. > That isn't mandated by POSIX, though, and there are shells in Debian > that don't do that. I agree with Andreas: use printf instead. A sponsor already uploaded the package, but a next version will use printf. Since printf is part of coreutils, and coreutils is essential, I don't even need an extra dependency, right? Greetings, Chris Niekel -- I've been down so long, if I'd cheer up, I'd still be depressed. - Lisa Simpson, Moanin' Lisa Blues.
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