Reliable old script loses data on new Cygwin installation

Igor Peshansky
Thu Nov 22 18:12:00 GMT 2007

On Tue, 13 Nov 2007, Thomas Baker wrote:

> The /bin/pdksh script sequence that is causing problems is:
> [snip]

The obvious question is: do you still get the error if you replace pdksh
with bash, or is the problem pdksh-specific?

When you reduce this to a minimal testcase, are there bits of that
testcase that require pdksh to be used?
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     |,4-  ) )-,_. ,\ (  `'-'		old name: Igor Pechtchanski
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