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Re: Definition of alphanumeric?

On Mon, Apr 02, 2001 at 08:50:30AM -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> >>"Manoj" == Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@debian.org> writes:
>  Manoj> 	So, what is the provenance of this CURDIR variable? Has it
>  Manoj>  been blessed by POSIX? indeed not. However, I see that both $PWD and
>  Manoj>  the pwd utility are sanctioned by POSIX; so for maximal portability
>  Manoj>  scripts should *NOT* use  CURDIR, the should either use PWD, or call
>  Manoj>  pwd themselves, like the example did.
> 	I know it is bad form replying to oneself, but, after some
>  sleep,  I realize that the provenance of CURDIR being a convenience
>  variable set by GNU make is as valid as anything POSIX says.

What?  Manoj, prone to knee-jerk conservativism?  Never.

/me grins evilly and hides

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