LFS commands, backslashed line continuations, and fileutils

Erika Pacholleck pchllck at nexgo.de
Mon Apr 21 22:56:51 PDT 2003


[21.04.2003] Gerard Beekmans <-- :
> Something else to think about: is it possible to tell bash to simply
> ignore whitespace between a backslash and the end of line character?

Theoretically: yes, one can do autocorrection. But it is by far not as
simple as setting just a variable.

Practically: no. Too much work just to support people who are too lazy
to type the commands.
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