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Re: bin/43255 (sh -n -c doesn't work)
The following reply was made to PR bin/43255; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Robert Elz <kre%munnari.OZ.AU@localhost>
Subject: Re: bin/43255 (sh -n -c doesn't work)
Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2016 20:50:21 +0700
From the PR (summary)
sh -n doesn't work with sh -c. sh -n is documented as working
when not interactive; -c is not interactive.
It is [trivial] and will be (is now) fixed in the sources I am working from.
But there is much more wrong with -n than that - it was only barely
implemented at all (in fact, the src/bin/sh/options.h file has it
marked as unimplemented, like -b etc)
I am going to start a thread on tech-userlevel to discuss -n and
decide just what should be done with it...
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