Subject: Re: script command
To: <>
From: David Laight <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 05/01/2003 21:13:57
> >sh -c "command args" will look for a file command\ args, not execute
> >command with args.
> That's incorrect.  POSIX specifies that <command_string> "shall be
> interpreted ... as if the string were the argument to the system()
> function".  Thus, it's a little shell script in its own right.

Yes - I got that one wrong :-(
The netbsd /bin/sh does behave correctly though...


David Laight: