Subject: Re: echo -e flag
To: None <>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 09/08/2003 02:21:19
> [...] come from the Linux Printing Project, [...]

> The LPP's attitude to portability seems to be, "make it work on Linux
> and everyone else will cobble something together."

Nor, contrary to the implication, is that terribly unreasonable, if, as
their name implies, their raison d'etre is to produce something for use
on Linux.

Lots of NetBSD's tools work poorly or not at all on non-NetBSD systems.

> Whatever the solution to this problem end up as, it certainly does
> not need to involve hacking the NetBSD base system.

With that I would agree.

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