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From: Roman Zippel <zippel@linux-m68k.org>
To: Andreas Schwab <schwab@suse.de>
Cc: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, Oleg Verych <olecom@flower.upol.cz>
Subject: Re: The who needs reviews anyways [PATCH]
Date: Fri, 9 Feb 2007 02:21:59 +0100 (CET)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0702090214460.14457@scrub.home> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <jey7n8urcg.fsf@sykes.suse.de>

Hi,

On Fri, 9 Feb 2007, Andreas Schwab wrote:

> Roman Zippel <zippel@linux-m68k.org> writes:
> 
> > - printf has other side effects, instead stop pretending we support 
> >   something else than bash
> 
> printf is a much better echo, but you need to use it properly as well.
> Either use %s to print a literal string or %b to let it interpret escape
> sequences.

Hmm, I didn't know about %b, which would indeed be another possibility 
here, although I think it would only make a real difference if we decided 
to make (and more importantly keep) all our scripts POSIX clean.

bye, Roman

  reply	other threads:[~2007-02-09  1:22 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-02-08 21:48 Roman Zippel
2007-02-08 22:05 ` Sam Ravnborg
2007-02-08 22:22 ` Linus Torvalds
2007-02-08 22:53   ` Roman Zippel
2007-02-08 23:02     ` Linus Torvalds
2007-02-08 23:20       ` Roman Zippel
2007-02-09  2:29         ` Valdis.Kletnieks
2007-02-08 23:03 ` Kbuild refactoring (Re: The who needs reviews anyways [PATCH]) Oleg Verych
2007-02-09  0:06 ` The who needs reviews anyways [PATCH] Andreas Schwab
2007-02-09  1:21   ` Roman Zippel [this message]
2007-02-09  5:22 ` Oleg Verych
2007-02-09 11:35   ` Roman Zippel
2007-02-09 21:42     ` Oleg Verych

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