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Re: "cygpath -u" inside backticks differs
- From: Csaba Raduly <rcsaba at gmail dot com>
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- Date: Thu, 5 Jun 2014 09:22:47 +0200
- Subject: Re: "cygpath -u" inside backticks differs
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On Wed, Jun 4, 2014 at 5:48 PM, Eric Blake wrote:
> On 06/04/2014 08:31 AM, J. David Boyd wrote:
>> Wow, when did this happen? I've been using `` for years, and never heard of
>> $(). What version did this change?
> $() has existed in all sh variant shells except Solaris /bin/sh pretty
> much since the 80s; it was standardized in POSIX in the 90s. (On
> Solaris, you have to use /usr/xpg4/bin/sh instead of /bin/sh to get it)
I never understood the need for these fancy new features :)
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