>One of my criteria for MSYS is to keep the binary footprint as small
>as possible. There are some binaries such as echo.exe which weighs in
>at just under 21K can be implemented instead as small shell script
>using bash builtins. The builtin should execute faster as well since
>it doesn't have to exec the child process.
>Are there any cons to this concept?
As long as this doesn't break anything, I can't see any cons.
Best regards, The Chief
Prof. Abimbola A. Olowofoyeku (The African Chief)