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Re: PATCH: silence Shellcheck warning

From: Nick Bowler
Subject: Re: PATCH: silence Shellcheck warning
Date: Sun, 22 Jul 2018 14:41:34 -0400

On 7/21/18, Ben Elliston <address@hidden> wrote:
> This patch silences a warning from Shellcheck about using old-style
> `...` command substitutions.
> commit 4d35c7aae97234bf055519075ef03cd4090a1dfc
> Author: Ben Elliston <address@hidden>
> Date:   Sun Jul 22 08:22:44 2018 +1000
>     * missing: Use $(..) command substitution syntax.

Several shells do not support $(...) substitutions so portable scripts
like 'missing' must always use backticks.  I would suggest that this
linter warning is spurious if not outright counterproductive.


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