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?RCS: $Id: n.U 1 2006-08-24 12:32:52Z rmanfredi $
?RCS:
?RCS: Copyright (c) 1991-1997, 2004-2006, 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 4.0.
?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