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Re: CVS commit: src/external/bsd/kyua-atf-compat/dist

On Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 06:54:13PM +0000, David Holland wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 06:49:51PM +0000, Julio Merino wrote:
>  > Log Message:
>  > Cherry-pick upstream change d0daf9983f5a0e635f1127dbc827aa114daa90d8:
>  > 
>  > Fix broken variable parsing with NetBSD's /bin/sh
>  > 
>  > Quote the expansion of a $() command that was not properly surrounded
>  > by quotes so that this runs properly with NetBSD's /bin/sh.
> In what way was it broken? (And where's the PR?)

I suspect that field splitting is applied to the RHS of assignments
when they are on local or export lines.

  (x="a b"; b=fubar; export y=$x; echo $y; (echo $b))
outputs a and fubar (on two lines).


David Laight:

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