Proposed locking glibc/adjusting toolchain

Greg Schafer gschafer at zip.com.au
Wed May 14 03:40:44 PDT 2003


On Wed, May 14, 2003 at 09:32:54AM +0100, Tony Sequeira wrote:
> On Tue, 13 May 2003 17:21:09 -0500, Archaic wrote
> 
> > 
> > On Tue, May 13, 2003 at 03:07:50PM -0600, Gerard Beekmans wrote:
> > > On May 13, 2003 02:56 pm, Seth W.Klein wrote:
> > > > Is that bash specific? The traditional way is:
> > > >
> > > > /stage1/lib/`gcc -dumpmachine`/`gcc --version`/specs
> > > 
> > > Not sure if it's bash specific or not. I find $(...) a lot easier to
> > read than 
> > > `...`
> > > 
> > > It's fairly easy to mistake a ' for a `
> > 
> > Yes it is. And yes it's bash specific.
> 
> I respectfully beg to differ, I was using it with the Korn shell well
> before it was available with bash.

Me three. AFAIK, the construct is a POSIX thing so any POSIX compliant
shell should cope with it. I'm currently using ash (netbsd sh) for my
scripts and it certainly works there.

Greg
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