bash 2.0.2 backquoted text includes final carriage return - revisited

Bill Kelly
Tue May 4 08:58:00 GMT 1999


Yes, the backquoted text from `hostname` does include the final carriage
No, the version of hostname bash was picking was *not* from the cygwin
I gather cygwin bash doesn't attempt to mediate between the DOS and Unix
in cases like this, it will strip \n and leave \r as is.

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