dash vs bash Was: Off-topic: xfprint

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net
Wed Jul 9 14:28:04 CEST 2014

My apologies for the OT, but perhaps somebody has got a clue.

On Wed, 2014-07-09 at 08:03 -0400, Renaud (Ron) OLGIATI wrote:
> On Wed, 09 Jul 2014 13:44:37 +0200
> Ralf Mardorf <ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net> wrote:
> > And btw. I currently run into issues when writing a dash
> > script for Linux.
> Of course you would; it should be a bash script  ;-3)

I wish to know a dash equivalent to a bash {a..z} loop, this primary
issue lead to differences of printf usage for dash and bash. Usually we
use printf as an echo replacement for compatibility reasons.

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