Subject: Re: bash
To: Bill Squier <email@example.com>
From: Justin Heath <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/27/2001 19:47:02
On Tue, Mar 27, 2001 at 08:44:26PM -0500, Bill Squier wrote:
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> On Tue, Mar 27, 2001 at 07:24:31PM +0000, Justin Heath wrote:
> > Is ksh no longer being mantained or updated?
> Being imported into the base sources is orthogonal to continued outside
> development. Lots of programs are in the base sources but maintained
> elsewhere (gcc, awk, etc.)
> That said, I'm not sure what the development status of pdksh is. It appears
> the last real development was some time around 1999. We have the
> latest version and have provided several bug fixes.
> Perhaps someone else reading this list knows.
> Bill Squier (firstname.lastname@example.org) http://www.netbsd.org
> I know I don't deserve a second chance, but this _is_ America,
> and as an American, aren't I entitled to one? --Sideshow Bob.
I have seen most others in the pkgsrc such as gcc and ssh. Thats what sparked my curiousity. Most things I have wanted to update have been in pkgsrc. Just lucky I guess.