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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 17:06:13 -0500
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On 12/2/16 6:07 AM, Vladimir Marek wrote:
> And second patch we use because of xpg-echo. Would it have sense to have
> it included, or maybe stop the tests completely instead?

You could just have turned off the xpg_echo option instead of going through
a convoluted test (which just emulates `shopt -q') to determine whether or
not it's on, but it does need to be off.

This demonstrates just how incompatible echo is across shells.

Chet

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