Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 798860
$'' syntax support in dash
Last modified: 2015-11-10 06:16:07 EST
POSIX will be standardizing $'' in the future
Implementing this in dash would simplify many commonly done tasks in shell scripts. RHEL init scripts will be able to benefit from it.
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for
inclusion in the current release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
Because the affected component is not scheduled to be updated
in the current release, Red Hat is unable to address this
request at this time.
Red Hat invites you to ask your support representative to
propose this request, if appropriate, in the next release of
Red Hat Enterprise Linux.