Re: [semi-OT] How to echo \\ in dash

On Fri, Aug 28, 2009 at 02:02:53PM -0500, Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. wrote:
I believe dash mimics the XSI column, whereas bash makes up it's own rules.
Again, the shell command "printf" is much more consistent.


In case of bash and dash, they both have printf as builtins. It is
quite predictable as external command /usr/bin/printf.


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