Shell -e behaviour

Marc Olzheim marcolz at stack.nl
Fri Apr 22 08:30:41 PDT 2005


Hi.

I know that it's no sinecure to change the behaviour of /bin/sh bacause
of the impact on all kinds of scripts written for it and that's probably
why there are so many differences between shell implemetations floating
around.

I gathered some info about some of the differences on
http://www.stack.nl/~marcolz/sh-e.html and wondered what way FreeBSD's
/bin/sh was going in FreeBSD 6.x/7.x in this specific department...

Any comments on how the POSIX standard should be interpreted ?

Marc
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