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Re: [platform-testers] new snapshot available: sed-4.4.104-290c

From: Bruno Haible
Subject: Re: [platform-testers] new snapshot available: sed-4.4.104-290c
Date: Wed, 28 Mar 2018 10:36:35 +0200
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Hi Jim,

> But that would violate my "don't use backticks" rule, of necessity,
> since $(...) probably doesn't work in such an old interpreter.

In my recent experience with Solaris 10, HP-UX 11.31, AIX 7, IRIX 6.5,
it was only the IRIX /bin/sh that did not grok $(...).

Personally I prefer backticks because with `...` I don't need to think
about which shell is used to execute the script.


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