On Sat, Mar 08, 2008 at 06:11:09PM -0500, Jeff Johnson wrote:
> Hmmm, we appear to have different behavior wrto echo. Your
> patch changes testit.sh to include an explicit "--", which (when
> I last fixed testit.sh like 3 weeks ago) does not appear in the
> output I am (and was) seeing.
I tried it on Ubuntu 7.10 and CentOS 5 with the same result, so it's
obviously a difference between whatever version of "echo" you have and
the one in the gnu coreutils package. I'll attach a patch that makes
the code use a simple perl -e construct to accomplish the same thing in
a compatible manner (for any system with perl). Using that avoids the
need to add the "--" chars to the output like I did in my earlier patch.
> I have added the tests and the 1 liner to have -c=foo functionality,
> just commented out and disabled for now.
Please note that that one-line fix won't work without my prior patch
that fixes the problem with a short option that has an embedded (or
leading) equal in an abutting arg (e.g. "test1 -2foo=bar"). I'll attach
it here in case you missed it.
Received on Sun Mar 9 05:24:42 2008