The Git CodingGuidelines prefer the $( ... ) construct for command
substitution instead of using the back-quotes, or grave accents (`..`).

The backquoted form is the historical method for command substitution,
and is supported by POSIX. However,all but the simplest uses become
complicated quickly. In particular,embedded command substitutions
and/or the use of double quotes require careful escaping with the backslash
character. Because of this the POSIX shell adopted the $(…) feature from
the Korn shell.

Signed-off-by: Elia Pinto <>
 t/ |    2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/t/ 
index 8437e51..fc9f21e 100755
--- a/t/
+++ b/t/
@@ -58,7 +58,7 @@ test_expect_success GETTEXT_LOCALE 'gettext: Fetching a UTF-8 
msgid -> UTF-8' '
 # How these quotes get transliterated depends on the gettext implementation:
 #   Debian:  ,einfaldar' og ,,tvöfaldar" [GNU libintl]
-#   FreeBSD: `einfaldar` og "tvöfaldar"  [GNU libintl]
+#   FreeBSD: $(einfaldar) og "tvöfaldar"  [GNU libintl]
 #   Solaris: ?einfaldar? og ?tvöfaldar?  [Solaris libintl]
 # Just make sure the contents are transliterated, and don't use grep -q

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