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Re: echo '-e' doesn't work as expected, or does it?


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: echo '-e' doesn't work as expected, or does it?
Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2012 10:13:52 -0500
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On 1/23/12 5:42 AM, Andreas Schwab wrote:

>> you might want to report a bug to suse, here i get:
> 
> It's a bug in --enable-separate-helpfiles: the generated file contains
> only one help string for echo, which happens to be the one for !V9_ECHO.

It seems like the only way to solve this reliably is to rework how the
separate helpfiles are generated.  I'll have to look at that for a future
version.  The separate helpfiles feature doesn't appear heavily used.

Chet


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