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    SubjectRe: wrong final bzImage build (regading #14270)
    [Michael Tokarev - Fri, Oct 09, 2009 at 11:39:48PM +0400]
    > Ok, some more to this.
    >
    > It turns out dash's built-in echo command interprets \nnn octal
    > sequences by default, and there's no way to turn that off. So,
    > for example, sed-zoffset command from arch/x86/boot/Makefile
    > (which includes \1 \2 etc substitutions for sed), when echoed
    > in verbose mode (V=1), produces.. interesting characters (with
    > ascii code 1 and 2).
    >
    > It's not practival to replace V=1's echo with /bin/echo I think.
    >
    > So I'd say it's not a bug in the build system after all, but
    > a bug in dash. Well, at least this expanding-by-default didn't
    > trigger another very-difficult-to-find bug (hopefully), but it
    > has good potential.
    >
    > I'll file a bug report against dash.
    >
    > /mjt
    >

    OK, thanks Michael!

    -- Cyrill


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