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Re: [GNU Autoconf 2.65] testsuite: 229 failed

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: [GNU Autoconf 2.65] testsuite: 229 failed
Date: Sun, 28 Feb 2010 06:27:13 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-10-28)

* Gene Spafford wrote on Sat, Feb 27, 2010 at 03:37:42AM CET:
> I use ksh  
> As part of the .profile, it runs the terminal reset sequence each login
> I don't see this as bad behavior
> The ,kshrc file sets the prompt and does no other output.
> I don't see either of these as setting up a bad environment

Both of these are useful when setting up an interactive shell, but for a
noninteractive shell, they make little sense.  Shell setups that produce
output tend to bother other programs like ssh as well.

One easy workaround is to wrap these commands in

  case $- in
       setup for interactive shell ...


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