[Bug 257702] /bin/sh: different behavior when chaining variable assignments

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Date: Sat, 21 Aug 2021 20:33:55 +0000
https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=257702

Jilles Tjoelker <jilles_at_FreeBSD.org> changed:

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--- Comment #1 from Jilles Tjoelker <jilles_at_FreeBSD.org> ---
If FreeBSD sh is the odd one out here, it may be good to change this (although
ports might contain stuff like a=$b b=$a to swap).

The exact rules about variable assignments in POSIX have changed via some
interpretations, so the existing behaviour might still be POSIXly correct.

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