[GRASS-dev] Re: [GRASS GIS] #81: scripts: "echo -n" not portable

GRASS GIS trac at osgeo.org
Wed Mar 5 23:40:43 EST 2008

#81: scripts: "echo -n" not portable
  Reporter:  hamish   |       Owner:  hamish   
      Type:  defect   |      Status:  assigned 
  Priority:  blocker  |   Milestone:  6.3.0    
 Component:  default  |     Version:  svn-trunk
Resolution:           |    Keywords:           
Comment (by kyngchaos):

 If using echo without -n doesn't work for some reason, I found
 that/bin/echo on OSX 10.5 DOES work, it's the shell version of echo on
 10.5 that doesn't have -n.

 The echo man page suggests using printf to suppress the newline char, for

Ticket URL: <http://trac.osgeo.org/grass/ticket/81#comment:2>
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