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


From: Paul Eggert
Subject: Re: echo "enhancement" leads to confused legacy script tools...
Date: Mon, 20 Mar 2006 22:58:26 -0800
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Andreas Schwab <address@hidden> writes:

>> There's a little history here.  POSIX 1003.2-1992 said that echo has
>> implementation-defined behavior if given any options, or if any
>
> Are you sure about "any option"?  The current spec only talks about -n.

Yes, I have the printed copy of POSIX 1003.2-1992, and it has
different wording in this area.

Quite a zoo, huh?




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