Subject: Re: script command
To: Greywolf <>
From: Jaromir Dolecek <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 05/01/2003 21:29:30
Greywolf wrote:
> DL> > By comparison with Solaris, our sh is broken, btw:  Solaris behaves
> DL> > as expected.
> DL>
> DL> in what way do you mean 'expected' ?
> Historically, sh -c "command args" has been required.  For it to have changed
> is most unexpected, but this is to be expected from POS-ix.

Yes, sh -c 'command args' should always execute 'command' with
arguments 'args'. Any shell not doing that is broken and needs to be

Jaromir Dolecek <>  
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