Subject: Re: spkr beep
To: Dan Debertin <>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: port-sparc
Date: 12/14/2002 23:51:03
On Sat, Dec 14, 2002 at 04:15:23PM -0600, Dan Debertin wrote:

> It just struck me that `printf "\7"' should also do the trick,
> regardless of the shell in question.


  printf "\a"

does what you want when the terminal bell is somehow connected to the speaker.
I think that BSD style echo is not supposed to interpret any \ sequences.