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Re: Changed handling of "!" in /bin/sh?
- From: Luke Kendall <luke dot kendall at cisra dot canon dot com dot au>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2007 18:05:32 +1100 (EST)
- Subject: Re: Changed handling of "!" in /bin/sh?
On 17 Jan, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 17, 2007 at 06:14:27PM -0500, Buchbinder, Barry (NIH/NIAID) [E] wrote:
> >Eric Blake wrote on Tuesday, January 16, 2007 10:18 PM:
> >> According to Luke Kendall on 1/16/2007 6:53 PM:
> >>> Or, copy /bin/ash.exe to replace /bin/sh.exe.
> >> Not recommended. The reason cygwin moved to bash as
> >> /bin/sh was to avoid ash bugs.
> >I thought that it was more to avoid all the complaints
> >that sh did not behave like bash, which is what many
> >people expected.
> You're right that was also a reason.
Wow, I'm really showing my age, aren't I? :-)
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