Re: [OT] bashism



On 2008-12-07 02:04 +0100, Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. wrote:

On Saturday 2008 December 06 17:47, Dotan Cohen wrote:
2008/12/7 Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. <bss03@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
For maximum compatibility, that needs to be:
VAR=<value>; export VAR

Compatibility with what?

UNIX. The Single Unix Specification is maintained by the Open Group who
certify UNIX products.

You should upgrade your specification. Susv3 explicitly mentions the
"export name=word" syntax as supported.

In particular, Mac OS X is certified UNIX.

And installs bash as /bin/sh.

Sven


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