Subject: Re: libtools patch for Linux/dash
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Aleksey Cheusov <email@example.com>
Date: 09/01/2006 23:47:53
>> >> If you really prefer to support pkgsrc on "coherent" platforms
>> >> only, modify pkgsrc guide section 3.3.5 and mention that DASH
>> >> is NOT compatible with pkgsrc version of libtool.
>> > It is nothing specific to libtool. The shown behaviour simply indicates
>> > that dash is not a POSIX compatible shell.
>> > To quote SUS v3:
>> > 2.2.3 Double-Quotes
>> The problem is not with "-quoting but with builtin echo, I think.
> Well, continue reading. Either the shell or the echo builtin is
> expanding \1 incorrectly. echo is not supposed to expand anything,
> so it has to be the shell.
shell's builtin echo
> In either case, it is a major violation
> of SUS.
So, I consider that P is already R'ed ;)
Best regards, Aleksey Cheusov.