Subject: Re: ksh need help!!!
To: NetBSD User's Discussion List <netbsd-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Greg A. Woods <email@example.com>
Date: 12/19/2001 02:23:23
[ On Wednesday, December 19, 2001 at 00:29:11 (-0000), David Laight wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: ksh need help!!!
> Yes - is netbsd actually broken here?
> the default shell doesn't do \0nnn expansion.
> Anyone know off hand what the single Unix spec requires?
> Running 'printf' isn't (always) an option, the cost of the fork/exec
> if too much for many shell scripts (echo is always a builtin - even
> though its behavour depends on $PATH).
$ type print
print is a shell builtin
(yes, print, not printf -- you don't need printf for this)
Greg A. Woods
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