Bug 5654 - /bin/echo: \c and \r don't work
/bin/echo: \c and \r don't work
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: sh-utils (Show other bugs)
6.1
i386 Linux
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Reported: 1999-10-06 15:47 EDT by llucif
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-10-15 16:31:59 EDT
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Description llucif 1999-10-06 15:47:33 EDT
/bin/echo doesn't handle correctly \c and \r chars  (at
least)
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-10-06 15:55:59 EDT
Try /bin/echo -e  \rfoo...
Comment 2 Alan Cox 1999-10-15 16:31:59 EDT
The change in behaviour is for standards compliance. Its actually
a bug fix.

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