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Re: echo "enhancement" leads to confused legacy script tools...


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: echo "enhancement" leads to confused legacy script tools...
Date: Mon, 20 Mar 2006 18:26:11 +0100
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Paul Eggert <address@hidden> writes:

> Hence Bash can interpret \123 as an octal escape as well, if it so
> chooses, and still conform to POSIX+XSI.

But note that bash interprets -n as an option, which is not compliant with
XSI.

Andreas.

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