Subject: Re: Solaris /bin/ksh still broken
To: None <>
From: Matthias Scheler <>
List: pkgsrc-bulk
Date: 03/14/2006 19:14:56
On Tue, Mar 14, 2006 at 07:24:49PM +0100, Roland Illig wrote:
> >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.

There are a few alternativies left:
1.) Solaris 8 provides "/usr/bin/bash" via the "SUNWbash" package.
2.) KSH 93 is available as "/usr/dt/bin/dtksh" in the "SUNWdtbas" package.

	Kind regardsd

Matthias Scheler