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Re: [Nmh-workers] First release candidate for 1.5 now available

From: David Levine
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] First release candidate for 1.5 now available
Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2012 12:29:12 -0400

Ken wrote:

> Minor nit: ! is in POSIX; the problem here is Solaris has an ancient
> sh implementation (isn't there a POSIX one in something like
> /usr/xpg4/bin?).  Same with -E for grep.
> I'm fine with workarounds for Solaris, but I'm wondering if we want
> to tackle this in a different way.  Example: we could use AC_PROG_EGREP
> for the grep issue (although Oliver's suggestion to combine it into
> awk seems reasonable as well).  I'm neutral on solutions for the
> problem with POSIX shell constructs; we could either get rid of
> them or have autoconf pick a better shell.

Oliver's fix with awk works, and saves some cycles, so I'm
happy with that.  I'll wrestle with the shell accomodations
here and in the test suite for now.  If it gets to be too
much, we can revisit.


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