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Re: bin/44733: [PATCH] Have test/[ accept "==" as a synonym for "="
The following reply was made to PR bin/44733; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: "Valeriy E. Ushakov" <uwe%stderr.spb.ru@localhost>
Subject: Re: bin/44733: [PATCH] Have test/[ accept "==" as a synonym for "="
Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2011 16:08:41 +0300
On Thu, Mar 17, 2011 at 11:05:03 +0000, Jukka Ruohonen wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 17, 2011 at 10:40:03AM +0000, Robert Elz wrote:
> > That said, == is just plain stupid, was never needed, and should
> > definitely NOT be added to either /bin/test or /bin/sh in NetBSD.
Why would we want to? Compatibility with bash? But non-trivial bash
scripts quite often have other bashisms in them, so anyone who depends
on running bash scripts is probably better served by just installing
(And no, I'm not a bash basher. I've been using it as my shell since
1992 or so).
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