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Re: tr portability

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: tr portability
Date: Mon, 6 Oct 2008 21:49:49 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

Hi Eric,

* Eric Blake wrote on Mon, Oct 06, 2008 at 02:15:58PM CEST:
> According to Ralf Wildenhues on 10/5/2008 5:31 AM:
> > 
> > We never applied that, but we do recommend against several individual
> > utilities from that directory in the shell portability section.  So I
> > think a warning for the end user is useful, too.
> Thanks for revisiting this old suggestion.  Along the line of Andreas'
> comment, how about this?  At which point, yes, please push.
> +On Solaris, don't put @code{/usr/ucb} early in your PATH.  This
> +directory contains several dysfunctional programs; working variants
> +of these programs are available in @code{/usr/bin}.  So, if you need
> address@hidden/usr/ucb} in your PATH, put it @emph{after} @code{/usr/bin}.

Done (with PATH put in @env), thanks.


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