Re: [DG][Compile Problem]

From: d. hall (dhall@WARK.OOI.NET)
Date: 06/08/98

>>>>> thus on Mon, 8 Jun 1998 01:17:51 -0400, Baktor wrote:

>> I've suggested, for no specific reason, that windows users replace >this
>> with '\005' (and, I admit, I've no idea what character \e >resolves to.

> Thank you for the fix, it works.  As to what \e resolves to, shrug, even
> 3 unix coders i know have never even heard of this nor do their
> compilers support it. (don't really care either)

Quite a few shells and/or non-BSD echo implementations consider \e as
shorthand for escape (aka \033, 33 octal, or '^[').


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