Subject: Re: [email@example.com: Re: bash]
To: Frederick Bruckman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Simon Burge <email@example.com>
Date: 03/28/2001 13:16:06
Frederick Bruckman wrote:
> On Wed, 28 Mar 2001, Matthias Buelow wrote:
> > it's fairly simple, you untar the archive and use the bin/package
> > utility for building and installing it (type "bin/package help".
> > Nmake (not dmake) is required but packaged in the ast archive.
> I have only "ast-ksh.2001-01-01.0000.tgz". It doesn't seem to have
> either of those. Yeah, I know, if all else fails, try reading the
> instructions. :-)
You also need INIT.<somthing>.tgz as well (it should be listed as a
prereq package on the ksh download page).
> > It would be nice if the whole ast stuff would be available as a
> > package for NetBSD, it includes other utilities (the original pax,
> > etc., which is not really required for NetBSD, since it ships with
> > its own pax but the AT&T one has more functionality, including
> > handling of a lot more archives like rpm etc.)
> I was hoping to make a little package of just "ksh".
thoreau:~ 216> size ksh93-alpha /bin/*sh
text data bss dec hex filename
1198476 47696 48316 1294488 13c098 ksh93-alpha
533316 25328 39868 598512 921f0 /bin/csh
601388 25232 26492 653112 9f738 /bin/ksh
641004 31248 23636 695888 a9e50 /bin/sh
763068 45048 1256156 2064272 1f7f90 /bin/tcsh
All statically linked. Little isn't a work that springs to mind!
Seriously, ast-ksh only includes ksh (and be build goo), and we can just
install the binary (and I assume there's a man page in there somewhere).
Simon Burge <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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