bin/169500: /bin/expr improperly requires forward slash to be escaped

Garrett Wollman wollman at
Thu Jun 28 22:34:31 UTC 2012

<<On Thu, 28 Jun 2012 22:20:13 GMT, "Ronald F. Guilmette" <rfg at> said:

>  (These publications are quite expensive, as you may know, and thus, I have
>  not updated mine in quite some time.)
The current, complete POSIX specifications are available free by
registration at

This is The Open Group's version of it; you can also pay lots of
money to get a printed document from ISO (ISO/IEC 9945:2009) or IEEE
(IEEE Std.1003.1-2008).


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