Portable shell code between Cygwin and Linux

Sebastien Vauban wxhgmqzgwmuf@spammotel.com
Mon Aug 1 06:45:00 GMT 2011


Hi Eliot,

Eliot Moss wrote:
> Another way to be portable is to have per-system files to set up some
> environment variables and then uniform portable files that use them. You can
> do that same thing *within* a file by writing conditionals or a case on the
> result of uname. It's probably best to segregate per-system stuff in a
> well-contained file or section of a file in this way ...

Thanks for your answer. But the whole idea is to write something in a way that
it must not be rewritten for the other system.

Maybe it's just a dream.

Best regards,
  Seb

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Sebastien Vauban


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