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+?RCS: $Id: n.U,v 3.0 1993/08/18 12:09:19 ram Exp $
+?RCS:
+?RCS: Copyright (c) 1991-1993, Raphael Manfredi
+?RCS:
+?RCS: You may redistribute only under the terms of the Artistic Licence,
+?RCS: as specified in the README file that comes with the distribution.
+?RCS: You may reuse parts of this distribution only within the terms of
+?RCS: that same Artistic Licence; a copy of which may be found at the root
+?RCS: of the source tree for dist 3.0.
+?RCS:
+?RCS: $Log: n.U,v $
+?RCS: Revision 3.0 1993/08/18 12:09:19 ram
+?RCS: Baseline for dist 3.0 netwide release.
+?RCS:
+?MAKE:n c: contains
+?MAKE: -pick add $@ %<
+?S:n:
+?S: This variable contains the -n flag if that is what causes the echo
+?S: command to suppress newline. Otherwise it is null. Correct usage is
+?S: $echo $n "prompt for a question: $c".
+?S:.
+?S:c:
+?S: This variable contains the \c string if that is what causes the echo
+?S: command to suppress newline. Otherwise it is null. Correct usage is
+?S: $echo $n "prompt for a question: $c".
+?S:.
+: first determine how to suppress newline on echo command
+echo " "
+echo "Checking echo to see how to suppress newlines..."
+(echo "hi there\c" ; echo " ") >.echotmp
+if $contains c .echotmp >/dev/null 2>&1 ; then
+ echo "...using -n."
+ n='-n'
+ c=''
+else
+ cat <<'EOM'
+...using \c
+EOM
+ n=''
+ c='\c'
+fi
+echo $n "The star should be here-->$c"
+echo '*'
+rm -f .echotmp
+