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From Jeff Trawick <trawi...@bellsouth.net>
Subject Re: using perl in the configuration process
Date Tue, 04 Apr 2000 10:59:32 GMT
> > Date: Mon, 3 Apr 2000 19:38:06 -0400
> > > 
> > > Uhuh ... and which of those runs sh as standard?
> > 
> > OS/390, AIX use sh-compatible standard
>   ^^^^^^          ^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> This is misleadingly hedged.  OS/390 has POSIX sh.  Standard.  That's
> all.  Sure, there are bugs.  The vendor generally fixes them rapidly
> when I (and others) report them.  Have you tried getting a patch from
> e.g. Sun for a bug in sh?

I wasn't hedging anything.  The shells I use on OS/390 and other
platforms all have stuff that is not in POSIX sh, but they are
compatible.

I didn't mean this as a negative statement against any particular
vendor (certainly not my employer).

Sorry...
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