[PATCH] Make symlink-mesa.sh Bourne compatible

Joerg Sonnenberger joerg at britannica.bec.de
Sat Mar 8 11:17:01 PST 2008

On Sat, Mar 08, 2008 at 10:40:18AM -0800, Dan Nicholson wrote:
> But then you require printf. It should be there on any sane system,
> but why bother? The above is exactly what the configure script does
> hundreds of times. I would imagine the autoconf people have a pretty
> decent grasp on this issue.

Even Solaris has it and that has the most broken and ancient userland of
any Unix I am aware of. Given that autoconf explicitly talks about
printf in "Limitations of Shell Builtins", it can be assumed to be
ubiquious. Note that printf is a bit different to use than echo, which
is why it isn't used by many.


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