Subject: Re: libtools patch for Linux/dash
To: None <>
From: David Laight <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/02/2006 00:24:46
On Fri, Sep 01, 2006 at 04:17:58PM +0200, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> Well, continue reading. Either the shell or the echo builtin is
> expanding \1 incorrectly. echo is not supposed to expand anything, so it
> has to be the shell. In either case, it is a major violation of SUS.

You'll find that there are two definitions for 'echo', the BSD one and
the SYSV one.  The latter will convert some \x escape sequences.


David Laight: