On Mon, Jun 10, 2013 at 08:36:00PM +0200, Richard Hartmann wrote:
> Spawning a new subprocess for every line printed is inefficient.
> Thus spawn only one instance of `echo`.
Most modern shells have "echo" as a built-in these days, and do not fork
at all to run it. E.g., try "strace sh -c 'echo foo'" with your shell of
choice; neither dash nor bash will fork at all.
IMHO the indentation issues make the end result of your patch less
readable (and here-doc with cat is more readable, but actually
_increases_ the number of processes, since cat is not usually a
built-in). So I'd be in favor of keeping it as-is.
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