Subject: Re: discrepency beteen /bin/echo and builtin echo of /bin/sh
To: David Laight <>
From: Greywolf <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/09/2002 11:06:38
On Sun, 9 Jun 2002, David Laight wrote:

greywolf> <cringe>And this is why, exactly?</cringe>

# Because it (alomost certainly) doesn't break ant existing scripts.....

According to ksh, anyway (which is its own abomination IMHO).

The world is not ksh.  sh remains the most portable.  Any programs which
assume otherwise in their #! line deserve exactly what they get.

NetBSD: Where would you have rather been today, tomorrow?