Subject: Re: Solaris /bin/ksh still broken
To: None <>
From: Roland Illig <>
List: pkgsrc-bulk
Date: 03/14/2006 19:24:49 wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 14, 2006 at 05:59:20PM +0100, Roland Illig wrote:
>>I think we can and should do that. The source code of /bin/ksh belongs 
>>to the things that are not published as part of OpenSolaris by Sun 
>>Microsystems. There must be some strong reason behind. :)
> According to Joerg Schilly, it is a hacked up ksh8x. You don't want to
> have the source for it :-) When I spoke with him about this issue in
> Chemnitz, he suggested the XPG4 shell...

/usr/xpg4/bin/sh and /bin/ksh are almost equal on my system (Solaris 8), 
and the bug also occurs with the XPG4 shell.