[u-u] Sams book

Jim Mercer jim at reptiles.org
Fri Jan 15 15:54:24 EST 2016

On Fri, Jan 15, 2016 at 03:41:13PM -0500, Hello Kittyhawk wrote:
> On Fri, 15 Jan 2016, Jim Mercer wrote:
> |On Fri, Jan 15, 2016 at 03:22:35PM -0500, Hello Kittyhawk wrote:
> |
> ||	Also for those reasons the suggestion to use exepedients like
> ||	"make -j `getconf ...` is functional only in a subset of
> ||	linux distribtuions
> |
> |i'm a recent, and fairly happy, convert to using "$(cmd)" instead of `cmd`.
> 	That's not present in a number of /bin/sh implementations
> 	so if real portability is your goal, it should be avoided

i used to think this as well, but i have not run into a non-compliant /bin/sh
in some time.

Jim Mercer     Reptilian Research      jim at reptiles.org    +1 416 410-5633

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