Here documents in ash shell scripts mess up stdin on 9x

Anil K Ruia
Fri Feb 12 11:56:00 GMT 1999

Thanx Mike for diagnosing the cause of the problem.  I had been having
this problem on Win98 with B20.1 also and hadn't been able to find a
solution.  I just made /bin/sh a link to bash.exe as opposed to sh.exe
before.  But I remember someone saying something about ash being more
stable for configures than bash.  Could I run into problems because of

- Anil

Mikey wrote:
> I always wondered why configure screwed up bash
> on win95, and I finally figured it out.
> Here documents in ash shell scripts
> This bug doesn't appear under NT4 SP3.
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