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Re: Initial MirBSD support for pkgsrc

On Thu, Feb 3, 2011 at 14:10, David Laight <> wrote:

> 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
> be significant.

This is why I only changed modts, where it matters. It would also be
possible to change only the one failing test, or to define a variable
ECHO_COMMAND, which could be set either to echo or to printf '%s\n'.


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