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Re: bash tests failing when compiled with --enable-xpg-echo-default=yes


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: bash tests failing when compiled with --enable-xpg-echo-default=yes
Date: Sat, 3 Dec 2016 16:50:59 -0500
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On 12/1/16 5:44 PM, Vladimir Marek wrote:

> Because of this setting the tests are failing. I am attaching a patch we
> are using for workaround to show where the problems are seen. I used
> 'echo -E' when investigating, but "printf '%s\n'" seems to be more
> appropriate. If there is interest I'm more than happy to rework the
> attached patch.

Some combination of those two things and turning off xpg_echo at a script
level should work.  Note that `printf "%s\n"' is not equivalent to
`echo -E' if more than one argument is supplied.

Chet
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