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Re: Problem with echo -e in bash 3.2


From: Jochen Roderburg
Subject: Re: Problem with echo -e in bash 3.2
Date: Tue, 24 Oct 2006 22:41:42 +0200
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Zitat von Chet Ramey <address@hidden>:

> Actually, I am discouraged that applications were not written to use the
> portable `printf'.  Use of `echo' in portable applications has been
> deprecated for years.
>
> It's hindsight, of course, but had mc been written (or modified later)
> to use printf, it would not need the shell-specific code it apparently
> now contains.

Ok, I'll see, if we can get the message over to the mc maintainers.

Best regards,
J. Roderburg





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