why newline scape sequence does not work in Freebsd's bash
eam1edward at gmail.com
Sat Dec 31 01:43:53 UTC 2011
On 12/30/11 17:06, Любомир Григоров wrote:
> I used ' singe quotes, so double quotes is:
> $ FRUIT_BASKET="apples oranges pears"
> $ echo -e "My fruit basket contains: \n $FRUIT_BASKET"
> My fruit basket contains:
> apples oranges pears
Thanks for the help, it worked. I find it interesting that FreeBSD's
echo man page does not mention the -e option is needed to
enable backslash escapes. I remembered why it worked on linux
is because i created an echo alias with the -e option.
So i will do the same for FreeBSD.
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