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Date: Tue, 19 May 2015 13:43:26 +0200
From: Szabolcs Nagy <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Build process uses script to add CFI directives
 to x86 asm

* <> [2015-05-19 13:16:22 +0200]:
> On Tue, May 19, 2015 at 11:31:14AM +0200, Alex Dowad wrote:
> > awk code with not a word of complaint. The only trouble was with the use of "echo"
> > in the configure script -- BusyBox ash's "echo" is different from bash's.
> Indeed, portable sh scripts should be using printf instead of echo,
> every time.
> echo(){ printf '%s\n' "$@"; }
> yields a well-behaving "plain" echo variant.

configure already uses its own echo definition

so ash's echo should not be used

how did the config script end up calling ash's echo?

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