Subject: Re: Suggestion: inclusion of the truncate(1) utility into the tree
To: Andrew Brown <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason R Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 07/22/2000 10:37:14
On Sat, Jul 22, 2000 at 12:59:29PM -0400, Andrew Brown wrote:
> sect[$lim]=main; alt[$lim]="MAIN"; lim=`expr $lim + 1`
> sect[$lim]=tv; alt[$lim]="TELEVISION"; lim=`expr $lim + 1`
> but solaris's /bin/sh doesn't do that, and neither does netbsd's. the
> "well-defined" set of features is blurred by the fact that "everyone
> supports it", but everyone also adds their own stuff. it's hard for
> me to tell where it starts and ends. :(
The Single UNIX Specification is available online at www.opengroup.org.
The sh(1) described there is essentially POSIX sh(1).
-- Jason R. Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>