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Re: [PATCH] Fix buglet in code searching for a good shell (tests/init.sh
Re: [PATCH] Fix buglet in code searching for a good shell (tests/init.sh).
Fri, 11 Jun 2010 14:51:41 +0200
Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> On 06/11/2010 01:49 PM, Jim Meyering wrote:
>> Here's a patch that does that at the expense of using
>> shell functions*before* guaranteeing we have a decent shell.
>> I think that is ok, these days.
> Yes, it is. There may be bugs in the implementation of shell
> functions, but IMO assuming the shell functions are parsed okay is
> pretty basic. And Exit is trivial enough to assume it also works.
Thanks for confirmation. My "I think" was based on
autoconf's shellology/functions section, so we should be safe.
I also confirmed that Solaris 10's /bin/sh handles it.
P.S., your mail client is still munging quoted text.