Another bourne shell build script problem

Kevin J. McCarthy kevin at 8t8.us
Wed May 23 16:24:19 UTC 2018


On Wed, May 23, 2018 at 04:25:56PM +0200, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> On 2018-05-23 09:13:59 -0500, Paul Keusemann wrote:
> > Switching from $() to ``
> 
> This change should be OK.

Roger Cornelius also reported this issue (in a private email), although
I don't know what platform he is on.  I asked him to email mutt-dev, and
mentioned the last discussion where we seemed to be inclined to move
away from non-posix shells.

However, this incompatible change was inadvertant and easily fixable.
It seems needlessly punitive to not just change it back to ``.  Are
there any good reasons to keep it as $()?

-- 
Kevin J. McCarthy
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