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From: Bosco <jbosco.gg@gmail.com>
To: Eric Blake <eblake@redhat.com>
Cc: dash@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: echo "\\1"?
Date: Thu, 27 Jul 2017 14:44:23 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAC4gepcv49NcWqS-3jB50YrhJP8xYOhHyTFeL2TkifeJXRrQXA@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <68dddf01-263e-77bd-ffc7-8e7df386ee8f@redhat.com>

I don't have any problem, I only show you one case where I had to fix
an script in order to work a compilation in dash.

I'm using dash because of simplicity, unfortunately I don't understand
how things work.

I think the problem is of dash, I only want to report that dash fails
at parse scape sequence.
For instance, the command

  echo \\\\

prints

  \

I think it should print
\\

I don't have to decided how dash should understand things because it
isn't my project. I only advise of a bad behavior, of course from my
point of view.

Bosco.

  reply	other threads:[~2017-07-27 14:44 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-07-27 12:23 Bosco
2017-07-27 12:54 ` Eric Blake
2017-07-27 13:13   ` Bosco
2017-07-27 14:24     ` Eric Blake
2017-07-27 14:44       ` Bosco [this message]
2017-07-27 14:51         ` Eric Blake
2017-07-27 15:10           ` Bosco
2017-07-27 15:19             ` Eric Blake
2017-07-27 15:32             ` Bosco
2017-07-27 17:26       ` Harald van Dijk

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