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Re: updatedb files portable?

From: Andreas Metzler
Subject: Re: updatedb files portable?
Date: Sat, 10 Dec 2005 14:48:15 +0100
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On 2005-12-08 Peter Fales <address@hidden> wrote:
>       #! /bin/sh

> and around line 249 we have 

>       if ! bigrams=`mktemp -t updatedbXXXXXXXXX`; then
> However (sadly), the solaris bin/sh doesn't support the "!" operation.

Afaik using ! to change the exit status of a pipeline to its logical
NOT is a required POSIX feature.
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