Subject: Re: should we replace the shell?
To: None <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/07/1994 15:16:17
On Wed, 07 Dec 1994 14:35:30 -0800 
 Jason Thorpe <thorpej@CS.ORST.EDU> wrote:

Ummm...let me clarify this a bit...I think it would be a bad idea for 
bash to be the ``shell''...I think pdksh (or some other ksh-ish shell) is 
a better idea...

 > Bash has long been used here as a substitute for ksh: i.e...

I guess what I really mean by this is:  It doesn't work for ***t...But 
it's better than nothing...

 > 	/bin/ksh -> /usr/local/bin/bash
 > We have a lot of ksh users (because we have a lot of HP-UX machines) and 
 > the fact that we use YP so heavily leaves us looking for a 
 > ksh-substitute.  I personally would like to see a real ksh-compatible 
 > implementation in NetBSD...
 > My $0.02

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