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Re: trouble with bash / if in recent release / update ?
- From: Daniel Brockman <dan at spicetrader dot net>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 30 Jan 2007 06:53:50 +0000 (UTC)
- Subject: Re: trouble with bash / if in recent release / update ?
- References: <loom.20070129T181002firstname.lastname@example.org>
Tim Hanson <t.hanson <at> faz.de> writes:
> hi, a colleague and i recently tried upgrading an existing cygwin and found
> basic bash script features broke.
> does this ring a bell for anyone?
> i'd be grateful for pointers. (or advice on how to provide more clues.)
You aren't alone, Tim.
I have same problem. I updated last night. My sh (bourne shell) scripts didn't
work this morning. I diff the bash.exe and sh.exe binaries and they are the
same. I tried updating from a differnt mirror, but that didn't fix the problem.
Workaround: I'm using zsh instead of sh .
Back to the bugs ... `echo' command seems to work backwards!
In a script...
echo foo bar
produces output ...
A blank line in the script file produces err msg
: command not found
I can't figure out a way to make the new version of sh.exe work. Imho, it's
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