Bash scripting problems

Matthew Miller mattdm at
Sat Jan 8 23:05:58 UTC 2005

On Sat, Jan 08, 2005 at 06:43:01PM -0400, Jorge Fábregas wrote:
> > Yes, but bash acts differently in that case:
> >        If bash is invoked with the name sh, it tries  to  mimic  the
> > startup behavior of historical versions of sh as closely as possible, while
> > conforming to the POSIX standard as well
> > <snip>
> I didn't know this.  Thanks for that Matthew. Very well explained!

That's from the man page, but thanks anyway. :)

Matthew Miller           mattdm at        <>
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