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Re: [OT] bashism

On 2008-12-07 02:04 +0100, Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. wrote:

> On Saturday 2008 December 06 17:47, Dotan Cohen wrote:
>> 2008/12/7 Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. <bss03@volumehost.net>:
>> > For maximum compatibility, that needs to be:
>> > VAR=<value>; export VAR
>> Compatibility with what?
> UNIX.  The Single Unix Specification is maintained by the Open Group who 
> certify UNIX products.

You should upgrade your specification.  Susv3 explicitly mentions the
"export name=word" syntax as supported.

> In particular, Mac OS X is certified UNIX.

And installs bash as /bin/sh.


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