Early fault running jhalfs-2.0 on clfs-svn

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at gmail.com
Mon Nov 6 10:39:42 PST 2006


On 11/6/06, Dan Nicholson <dbn.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 11/6/06, TheOldFellow <TheOldFellow at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > echo -e \\t\\tExecuting  scripts
>
> Another option. Use the character code directly.
>
> echo $$'\t'$$'\t'Executing scripts
>
> This seems to work with /bin/echo and the builtin bash echo, but it's
> the only shell I have.

Wait, this isn't a good idea. sh is bash on my system and it's doing
the $'\t' substitutions. It's probably a good idea to add "SHELL =
/bin/bash" to the Makefile unless you want to do excessive bourne
compatibility checking.

--
Dan



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