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Re: [Nmh-workers] [Nmh-commits] [SCM] The nmh Mail Handling System branc

From: Ken Hornstein
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] [Nmh-commits] [SCM] The nmh Mail Handling System branch, master, updated. 1.5-branchpoint-847-g189ad43
Date: Fri, 06 Dec 2013 23:00:48 -0500

>> You're kidding, right?  There are Bourne shells out there that don't
>> grok $(...)? And just when I was ready to join with the new century
>> :-P
>it was a ksh change. so, pdksh and bash have it. but it's not required
>for posix /bin/sh, so, i don't think nmh should depend on it.

I think I have to disagree:


Says $(...) should work.

A more relevant question is: how long should we consider Solaris a
relevant platform?  It pains me to say it, but there's no getting around
the fact that unless some miracle happens I don't really see what the
long-term future is there.  AFAIK it's the only holdout that ships a
non-POSIX /bin/sh.


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