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From: Denys Vlasenko <vda.linux@googlemail.com>
To: Herbert Xu <herbert@gondor.apana.org.au>,
	DASH shell mailing list <dash@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: set -I is not required by standard, and does not match bash
Date: Mon, 4 Jan 2021 13:22:30 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAK1hOcPjYpXa8GQsD5dmYnkUHqc_KC2BXj0NC6d49qi10Qt4kA@mail.gmail.com> (raw)


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.

             reply	other threads:[~2021-01-04 12:23 UTC|newest]

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

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