[pacman-dev] [PATCH] [makepkg] use double brackets

Andres Perera aepd87 at gmail.com
Sat May 22 15:40:02 EDT 2010

On Sat, May 22, 2010 at 10:53 AM, Xavier Chantry
<chantry.xavier at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, May 22, 2010 at 5:14 PM, Dan McGee <dpmcgee at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sat, May 22, 2010 at 1:48 AM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
>>> In fact, thinking about this more.  Bash-4.1 was released on 2010-01-03 so
>>> it will have been out for ~6 months before the next pacman release. Anyone
>>> upgrading their package manager from 3.3 -> 3.4 will upgrade bash from 4.0
>>> -> 4.1 so this is probably a non-issue.
>>> So I will accept this patch when the comment above and "stray" ! is removed
>>> with it.
>> You are assuming Arch users only here; has Cygwin and OS X moved from
>> bash 3.X to 4.X yet? I'd rather not break this just for the sake of
>> getting this patch in.
>> -Dan
> Damn I knew there was some mails I meant to reply and forgot about.
> If it's that easy to remain compatibility with bash 3, better keep it that way.
> IMO it's fine to drop support for bash 3 as soon as it becomes a
> burden and we have a good reason for requiring bash 4. But that does
> not seem to be the case for now.

I'm kinda lost here ;)

How does it break compat with bash 4?

Andres P

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