Subject: Re: tools infinite loop
To: None <pkgsrc-users@NetBSD.org>
From: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/28/2006 09:11:43
On Thu, Apr 27, 2006 at 11:05:12AM -0700, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> As for the "echo", I see that is a problem. And the bogus wrapper is
> created. This problem exists on other platforms.
> The reason nobody sees it is because their shell provides "echo" builtin.
Yes and that's the reason why it is not a full path by default. It would
be redicilous to force a fork/exec pair just to work around broken
shells. You can override it from the platform tools anyway.