Subject: Re: echo -n vs. echo ... \c
To: None <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 04/07/2004 10:40:12
On Wed, 7 Apr 2004, Todd Vierling wrote:

: : Why not use printf(1)?
: I think this is probably a good idea.  For a one-line message,

I've done just this, by introducing a variable ${ECHO_N} and setting it
appropriately in the defs.* files.

I can't vouch for any other OS at the moment, so I set all non-Interix OS's
to make this "${ECHO} -n".  Maintainers of other defs.* files may wish to
change this.

-- Todd Vierling <> <>