Subject: Re: advanced shell parameter expansion with %% or ##
To: Klaus Heinz <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/01/2007 21:28:54
On Tue, 1 May 2007, Klaus Heinz wrote:
>> Solaris /bin/sh is not supported PERIOD
> So the answer to my question is "yes, we require ksh-like parameter
> expansion with '#' and '%'"?

I think aiming for ksh is a bit high, my guess is that on Solaris, 
/usr/xpg4/bin/sh is good enough.

  - Hubert