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AW: ash does not understand '~'
- From: "Ralf Habacker" <Ralf dot Habacker at freenet dot de>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2003 13:15:07 +0200
- Subject: AW: ash does not understand '~'
> > the following shell script does not work at least with ash-20031007-1
> > although I don't see any reason why this should not be a valid
> syntax. If
> > you use
> The reason is, '~' is an extension to the bourne shell syntax, first
> defined in csh or tcsh, AFAIK. ash is a pure bourne shell with next
> to no extensions. Using '~' in a shell script is non-portable.
Thanks, there is always something new to learn :-)
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