Subject: Re: touch(1) enchancement, mkstemp(1)
To: matthew green <>
From: Darren Reed <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/11/1998 17:44:08
In some mail I received from matthew green, sie wrote
>    btw, 'exec tmpfile 4<>' gives me:
>    Syntax error: redirection unexpected
> yah, i discovered this the other day.  our shell has broken <> support.
> /bin/ksh works...

none of the ksh's I've found work, they all give this response:

$ exec tmpfile 4<>
ksh: syntax error: `newline' unexpected

(or similar)