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RE: ash does not understand '~'
- From: Jörg Schaible <Joerg dot Schaible at Elsag-Solutions dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2003 14:36:54 +0200
- Subject: RE: ash does not understand '~'
Corinna Vinschen wrote on Friday, October 17, 2003 1:04 PM:
> On Fri, Oct 17, 2003 at 12:37:10PM +0200, J?rg Schaible wrote:
>> BTW: It does also not know the "[ ]" syntax for a built-in test, you
>> always have to use "test":
>> if test -f /etc/hosts; then
>> echo "/etc/hosts exist!"
> Beep. Wrong. It knows [ ]
>> and you cannot combine export with an assignment, you have to write
>> separate statements:
>> export VARIABLE
> Beep. Wrong, too. export var=value is a vaild bourne shell syntax.
Did that change at some point? I remember having really big problems writing scripts running on a on Solaris, Linux and Cygwin some years ago <g> and IIRC it was basically because of ash at that time ...
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