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.
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