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Re: portability of xargs

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: Re: portability of xargs
Date: Mon, 14 Feb 2022 19:53:17 -0800
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On 2/14/22 19:45, Mike Frysinger wrote:
how portable is xargs ?

It can be a porting problem, unfortunately. There are several corner cases that various implementations don't get right. I expect this is why the GNU Coding Standards exclude xargs from the list of programs that 'configure' and Makefile rules can use.

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