Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> writes:
> Well, it is even worse because some versions of echo automatically
> interpret backslashes, so it would have to be \\x. I am thinking we
> should just leave it as I have it now, unless we want to use 'awk' or
> 'perl' where we know the backslash behavior.
The example as you have it now is directly contradictory to the
I agree with Simon's suggestion to remove "-e" from the example
(thereby making it spec-compliant) and add a parenthetical remark
suggesting that standards-challenged versions of echo might need "-e".
regards, tom lane
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