I like your patch's subject line better than mine.

                M.


On 12-12-07 05:34 PM, Junio C Hamano wrote:
> With an unset IFS, field splitting is supposed to act as if IFS is
> set to the usual SP HT LF, but Marc Branchaud reports that the shell
> on FreeBSD 7.2 gets this wrong.
> 
> It is easy to set it to the default value manually, so let's do so.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <gits...@pobox.com>
> ---
>  git-sh-setup.sh | 7 +++++--
>  1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/git-sh-setup.sh b/git-sh-setup.sh
> index ee0e0bc..107c144 100644
> --- a/git-sh-setup.sh
> +++ b/git-sh-setup.sh
> @@ -12,8 +12,11 @@
>  # But we protect ourselves from such a user mistake nevertheless.
>  unset CDPATH
>  
> -# Similarly for IFS
> -unset IFS
> +# Similarly for IFS, but some shells (e.g. FreeBSD 7.2) are buggy and
> +# do not equate an unset IFS with IFS with the default, so here is
> +# an explicit SP HT LF.
> +IFS='        
> +'
>  
>  git_broken_path_fix () {
>       case ":$PATH:" in
> 
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