LFS commands, backslashed line continuations, and fileutils

Ryan.Oliver at pha.com.au Ryan.Oliver at pha.com.au
Mon Apr 21 20:45:51 PDT 2003


On Monday 21 April 2003 12:26 pm, Gerard Beekmans wrote:
> On April 19, 2003 04:13 am, Kelledin wrote:
>
> Something else to think about: is it possible to tell bash to
> simply ignore whitespace between a backslash and the end of
> line character?

It would be wrong if bash could, what if for some inexplicable reason you
did want to escape a space and not the newline?


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