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From Dean Gaudet <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] Re: Putting modules in their own subdirectories
Date Mon, 10 Mar 1997 04:14:03 GMT
I wouldn't be surprised if some unix echo doesn't grok -n.  There's a
comment in some configure or Configure script like this: 

# can you believe it?? echo ' ' doesn't work on blargunix/1.0
echo="echo ' '"

Not that I'm saying it's a bad thing to use -n, I'm just saying don't be
surprised :)


On Sun, 9 Mar 1997, Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:
>     Apology accepted <g>.  Are there any Unices that object to the shell
>     command "echo -n"?  I wouldn't think so, but..  That neatly solves
>     the issue with minimum fuss, and keeps Configure tidy.

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