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Re: echo vs. printf regression (darwin8)

From: Paolo Bonzini
Subject: Re: echo vs. printf regression (darwin8)
Date: Mon, 16 Aug 2010 00:13:07 +0200
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On 08/16/2010 12:11 AM, Paul Eggert wrote:
On 08/15/10 21:26, David Fang wrote:
I'm desperate enough to use sed to patch config.status after it's been

If you're that desperate, you're desperate enough to use bash
instead of the broken Darwin shell, no?

To others:

Would it be appropriate to patch Autoconf to generate a 'configure'
that rejects that implementation of 'echo', if it discovers the bug?

Yes. Or that rejects that shell. I'd be wary of using a value of $as_echo that goes against POSIX.


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