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Bug#48247: echo -n

On Mon, Oct 25, 1999 at 02:54:00PM +1000, Herbert Xu wrote:
> When I said escape codes, I really meant the scripts that currently
> use them with/without -e.  So with your current modification to the
> policy, escape codes are no longer allowed in any #!/bin/sh script.
> Remember the kernel source uses -e in just as many places as it
> uses -n.

Argh, so it does.

> Currently bash and ash supports -e in violation to POSIX.

Yup, so we have a legacy issue.

Happy happy joy joy.


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