Subject: Re: wip/foomatic-filters and shell echo
To: None <tech-pkg@NetBSD.org>
From: Bruce J.A. Nourish <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/05/2004 20:45:35
On Fri, Mar 05, 2004 at 01:39:49PM -0700, Sverre Froyen wrote:
> The wip/foomatic-filters package includes a Perl script that makes use
> of the shell echo. As documented in the script, the echo command must
> support both the -e and -n options. NetBSD's /bin/sh does not do
> this. Is there a recommended echo replacement that does support the
This was a problem with the package. It's fixed, it's just that the
author hasn't updated the documentation.
Note that tech-pkg is usually not the place for wip issues that aren't
symptomatic of wider problems in pkgsrc. Take it up with the maintainer
(i.e., me) or on pkgsrc-wip-discuss.
Bruce J.A. Nourish <email@example.com> http://bjan.freeshell.org
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