FreeBSD sh not the only b0rked shell
matthias.andree at gmx.de
Mon Nov 25 20:04:35 EST 2002
Zack Weinberg <zack at codesourcery.com> writes:
> Matthias Andree <matthias.andree at gmx.de> writes:
>> Matthias Andree <matthias.andree at gmx.de> writes:
>> Did I say this stinks? I mean, really stinks, like a festering pile of
>> dung? Why can't shells behave properly and consistently across systems?
> HAW HAW HAW HAW HAW.
> There is no such thing as a portable shell script. Never has been,
> and never will be.
Yes, and I wonder how long it will take until GNU autoconf ships with
the full source of a stripped-down shell emulation in Perl or something.
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