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From: Herbert Xu <herbert@gondor.apana.org.au>
To: Denys Vlasenko <vda.linux@googlemail.com>
Cc: DASH shell mailing list <dash@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: set -I is not required by standard, and does not match bash
Date: Mon, 4 Jan 2021 23:49:57 +1100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20210104124957.GB21283@gondor.apana.org.au> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAK1hOcPjYpXa8GQsD5dmYnkUHqc_KC2BXj0NC6d49qi10Qt4kA@mail.gmail.com>

On Mon, Jan 04, 2021 at 01:22:30PM +0100, Denys Vlasenko wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> In dash, set -I is a short-option alias to set -o ignoreeof.
> 
> However, bash does not have such alias, it has an undocumented
> set -I which switches off "invisible variables"
> (I don't know what that is).
> 
> Standards do not mention any -I option.
> 
> I propose, in the interests of keeping things less disparate,
> to remove set -I support from dash: make "ignoreeof" to be
> only an -o long option.

This option goes all the way back to BSD.  Unless they have all
removed this option I'm not going to change it.

Cheers,
-- 
Email: Herbert Xu <herbert@gondor.apana.org.au>
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  reply	other threads:[~2021-01-04 12:51 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-01-04 12:22 Denys Vlasenko
2021-01-04 12:49 ` Herbert Xu [this message]
2021-01-04 21:19 ` Harald van Dijk

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