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Re: IFS in install-sh and mkinstalldirs

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: IFS in install-sh and mkinstalldirs
Date: Thu, 11 May 2006 19:28:17 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.11+cvs20060403

* Alexandre Duret-Lutz wrote on Wed, May 10, 2006 at 10:56:04PM CEST:
> >>> "RW" == Ralf Wildenhues <address@hidden> writes:
>  RW> Posix allows shells to have IFS unset at startup (and some older Debian
>  RW> ash versions -- IIRC distributed with RedHat -- do this); unset IFS is
>  RW> fine since the shell is required to behave as if it were set to space
>  RW> tab newline.  However, set but empty IFS is different: it disables field
>  RW> splitting:  oIFS=$IFS; ...; IFS=$oIFS.
>  RW> The patch below fixes this for install-sh and mkinstalldirs.  OK?
> Yes, thanks.

Applied, thanks.


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