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Re: Slow build times on Mac OS X
> On Thu, Apr 23, 2009 at 09:32:46PM +0300, Aleksey Cheusov wrote:
>> > Also, it might be worthwhile to investigate other options such as
>> > shells/mksh, wip/dash or even statically linked bash.
>> libtool is broken with wip/dash.
> It is more that dash is broken.
> Why import something that is known to be bad?
dash is neither broken nor bad.
Standard 'echo' is broken and obsolescent.
The following operands shall be supported:
A string to be written to standard output. If the first operand is -n,
-} or IF ANY OF THE OPERANDS CONTAIN A BACKSLASH ( '\' ) CHARACTER, THE
RESULTS ARE IMPLEMENTATION-DEFINED.
[XSI] On XSI-conformant systems, if the first operand is -n, it
shall be treated as a string, not an option. The following character
sequences shall be recognized on XSI-conformant systems within any of
Write an 8-bit value that is the zero, one, two, or three-digit
octal number num.
Compare \0num with \100 test from bootstrap/bootstrap script and
with libtool code. libtool is actually broken. dash is good.
Best regards, Aleksey Cheusov.
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