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Re: coreutils build on IRIX 6.5

From: Bruno Haible
Subject: Re: coreutils build on IRIX 6.5
Date: Sat, 24 Feb 2007 13:55:12 +0100
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Jim Meyering wrote:
> Although "case $(PERL)" often works,
> and looks ok because we know "case $shell_var" does not
> require quotes around $shell_var, here $(PERL) must be quoted,
> because it is expanded by make.

Yes, you're right. My mistake.

In gnulib and gettext, I therefore always put double-quotes even at positions
where they are not necessary:
   case "$shell_var" in ...
It reduces the amount of little details you have to think at when coding.


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