Re: [mu TECH] NEW: Runtime sound driver configuration (2)

From: Michele Andreoli (
Date: Sun Apr 23 2000 - 10:28:12 CEST

On Sat, Apr 22, 2000 at 11:23:02PM -0400, Alfie Costa nicely wrote:
> Some 'ash' script observations and/or questions:
> 1) In 'profile' there's a macro for this new '/bin/echo'.
> Assuming that 'ash's built-in 'echo' is faster than an external program, (maybe
> it isn't -- on general principles it should be though.), wouldn't this slow
> down every script that uses 'echo'? One fix would be to rename this new
> '/bin/echo' to '/bin/echobin', and call it with 'echobin'.

I, simply, had not accepted the "/etc/profile" patch by Miguel. soundcfg
is smart enough: it use ECHO=/bin/echo, so no problems.


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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