Subject: Re: which echo.c would you choose?
To: Greywolf <email@example.com>
From: Chris G. Demetriou <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/01/1999 10:45:04
Greywolf <email@example.com> writes:
> On Tue, 30 Nov 1999, Aaron J. Grier wrote:
> # On Mon, Nov 29, 1999 at 11:33:55PM -0800, Jason Thorpe wrote:
> # > lestat:thorpej 1808$ /bin/echo -- -n
> # > -- -n
> # So how do you output only -n? echo -n -; echo n? Seems silly.
> If you're willing to forgo 'echo' (are you really going to have a
> script generator running in single-user mode?):
Of course, you could also use:
echo -n -n ; echo ""
Chris Demetriou - firstname.lastname@example.org - http://www.netbsd.org/People/Pages/cgd.html
Disclaimer: Not speaking for NetBSD, just expressing my own opinion.