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Re: Initial MirBSD support for pkgsrc
On Thu, Feb 03, 2011 at 09:55:16AM +0100, Benny Siegert wrote:
> The printf utility conforms to IEEE Std 1003.1-2001 (``POSIX.1'').
> so I am somewhat confident that printf is available virtually everywhere.
Being part of POSIX.1 doesn't mean it is available.
Additionally, it is much more likely (than echo) of not being a shell builtin.
This means that it is much slower to execute - and that can easily
David Laight: david%l8s.co.uk@localhost
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