[GRASS-dev] [bug #5499] (grass) bash scripts starting with #!/bin/sh

Maciek Sieczka via RT grass-bugs at intevation.de
Mon Apr 30 07:34:23 EDT 2007

msieczka wrote (Wed, Mar 28 2007 15:50:39):

> In current 6.3 CVS there are several instances of "echo -e", which is a
> bashism. In dash "echo -e" will just print '-e' string.

> lib/gis/Makefile:       echo -e "#include <stdlib.h>\n#include
> <fcntl.h>\n#undef _fmode\nint _fmode = _O_BINARY;" > $(OBJDIR)/fmode.c
> lib/init/grass-run.src:   echo -e "\033]0;${TITLE}\007\c"
> lib/init/grass-run.src:   echo -e "\r"

These two instances make the grass-run.sh affected as well. "-e" is a bashism.
Since grass-run.sh has a "#!/bin/sh" shebang, even in bash in runs in a POSIX
shell compliant, thus prints spurious "-e"'s into the terminal.


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