Subject: Re: echo -n vs. echo ... \c
To: Bruce J.A. Nourish <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Julio M. Merino Vidal <email@example.com>
Date: 04/07/2004 10:17:35
On Tue, 6 Apr 2004 21:52:20 -0700
"Bruce J.A. Nourish" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> As a practical matter, I think that the traditional BSD "echo -n"
> behaviour is more commonly used and supported. Why don't we just
> put our echo in bootstrap-pkgsrc and provide it as "nbecho" for
> those systems that need it?
> Alternatively, tell the people using those platforms to get an
> appropriate echo (builtin or standalone) before using pkgsrc.
> Bruce J.A. Nourish <email@example.com> http://bjan.freeshell.org
> SDF Public Access UNIX System - http://sdf.lonestar.org
Why not use printf(1)?
Julio M. Merino Vidal <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The NetBSD Project - http://www.NetBSD.org/