Re: [mu TECH] Midnight Commander's F3 View starts slow?

From: Michele Andreoli (
Date: Wed Feb 23 2000 - 14:01:39 CET

On Wed, Feb 23, 2000 at 01:37:29AM -0500, Alfie Costa nicely wrote:
> Another /bin/ash feature is that it changes the length of such strings.
> Example2:
> A=\\000\\055\\000\\077
> Is the mu list the right place for this sort of thing? "Alas, poor Yorick!"

At the beginning, the list was only for that: shell scripting and trick.

About "file" command, do not trust in ash: she is fully buggy. I used "cmp"
to compare string with escape, because ash comparison do not work.


I'd like to conclude with a positive statement, but I can't 
remember any. Would two negative ones do?       -- Woody Allen
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