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bug#9480: 24.0.50; (vc-git) address@hidden - requires shell quoting?


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: bug#9480: 24.0.50; (vc-git) address@hidden - requires shell quoting?
Date: Mon, 12 Sep 2011 07:56:43 -0400

> From: Antoine Levitt <address@hidden>
> Date: Mon, 12 Sep 2011 13:50:56 +0200
> 
> 12/09/11 13:22, Jambunathan K
> >> Yes, I see the problem, but now I wonder how come users of Posix
> >> platforms didn't see it.  Does it happen if your shell-file-name is
> >> set to "sh", not "bash" (assuming the Cygwin Bash comes with such an
> >> executable or a link)?
> >
> > sh and bash are apparently one and the same executable.
> 
> Bash runs in sh compatibility mode when invoked with "sh". From man bash:
> 
>        If bash is invoked with the name sh, it tries to mimic the
>        startup behavior of historical versions of sh as closely as
>        possible, while conforming to the POSIX standard as well.

Right.  So results could be different, even though it's the same
binary.  Jambunathan, please try that if you can.





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