Subject: Re: toolchain/30842: build.sh fails with mksh
To: Alan Barrett <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Martin Husemann <email@example.com>
Date: 07/27/2005 00:42:46
On Tue, Jul 26, 2005 at 10:13:31PM +0200, Alan Barrett wrote:
> Can we solve this problem without adding more special cases to build.sh
> by just adding backslashes in appropriate places, so it doesn't matter
> whether or not the shell does brace expansion?
Doesn't this mean this shell is broken from a posix point of view and
with your change build.sh should fail on a strictly confirming shell?
IIUC in this case the rules for double quotes apply:
The backslash shall retain its special meaning as an escape character [..]
only when followed by one of the following characters when considered
$ ` " \ <newline>