Subject: Re: spkr beep
To: Martin Husemann <>
From: Hauke Fath <hauke@Espresso.Rhein-Neckar.DE>
List: port-sparc
Date: 12/15/2002 00:06:05
At 22:56 Uhr +0100 14.12.2002, Martin Husemann wrote:
>On Sat, Dec 14, 2002 at 11:29:53AM -0600, Dan Debertin wrote:
>> What's wrong with `echo "\a"'?
>Nothing, but how does that relate to this discussion? ;-}
>$ echo "\a"

lol... This bit me in the lower back just a few days ago while banging on
an 'all the world runs linux' style shell script.

The ksh 'echo' builtin treats backslash sequences like the SYSV echo, the
NetBSD echo(1) does not.


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