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Re: sed, pathnames, commas, ?(shell functions)

From: Akim Demaille
Subject: Re: sed, pathnames, commas, ?(shell functions)
Date: Sat, 01 Mar 2003 11:57:58 +0100
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 >> It occurs to me that this could also be solved by generating a small
 >> standalone script using the tmpdir mechanism, to replace the shell
 >> function.  Would that solution be preferable?

Number one problem is that most of the time, we want the same
environment as configure, so exec'ing a file is not possible.  We'd
have to use `.' or `source', that do already exhibit portability
problems (in particular wrt passing arguments).

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