Should these errors matter?
mbp at samba.org
Tue Mar 26 10:05:32 EST 2002
On 13 Mar 2002, Jos Backus <josb at cncdsl.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 14, 2002 at 05:00:35PM +1100, Jie Gao wrote:
> > This is from Solaris 7's manual for if:
> > The -L option is a migration aid for users of other shells
> > which have similar options and may not be supported in
> > future releases.
> > and indeed it does not support this option in this very release!
> -L doesn't appear to work in Solaris 8 either. However, the latest relevant
> standard, ``The Open Group Base Specifications Issue 6, IEEE Std 1003.1-2001''
> lists both -h and -L and says (at the end):
I forget if I sent this through to the list or not: it turns out that
on Solaris, /bin/test and sh's builtin test support different options!
I changed the test to try both of them.
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