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Re: handling of test == by BASH's POSIX mode


From: Jon Seymour
Subject: Re: handling of test == by BASH's POSIX mode
Date: Tue, 29 May 2012 13:24:52 +1000

On Tue, May 29, 2012 at 1:08 AM, Eric Blake <address@hidden> wrote:
> On 05/27/2012 07:09 AM, Jon Seymour wrote:
>
>> I understand that the behaviour is unspecitied by POSIX - I didn't
>> know that before, but I know that now - thanks.
>>
>> That said, from the point of view of promoting interoperable scripts,
>> my view is that it (in an ideal world**) would be better if bash chose
>> to fail, while executing in POSIX mode, in this case.
>
> Sounds like you want debian's 'posh', which is even stricter than
> 'dash', and excellent for pointing out use of extensions by failing
> loudly at any encountered extension, including == under test.

Thanks, I'll check it out.

jon.



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