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Re: psql man page error?

From: Bruno Wolff III <bruno(at)wolff(dot)to>
To: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>, pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: psql man page error?
Date: 2006-12-06 15:26:46
Message-ID: 20061206152646.GA12499@wolff.to (view raw or flat)
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On Wed, Dec 06, 2006 at 09:14:01 -0500,
  Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us> wrote:
> 
> Well, I just tried Linux and FreeBSD bash (the default shell?) and they
> both need '-e' to render '\n' as a newline, so I think we should just
> leave it with '-e'.  Following the spec doesn't help if our two major
> operating systems don't follow the spec, plus the example doesn't work
> on Win32 at all.

If you need several lines of output, couldn't you use one echo for each
line and separate them with semicolons?

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