Subject: Re: ash
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 05/20/2004 21:04:19
In article <>,
Joshua Hudson <> wrote:
>the ash package has been changed  by various linux vendors over the years
>it hit 0.4.0.
>I did a rollup of debian's and slackware's builds, fixed a bug in echo,
>and added some sort of configure.
>The builtins are now echo, times, and test.
>I replaced pushd/popd/dirs to use an array-based approach instead of the one
>long variable.
>(No, the syntax is not the $VARIABLE[$INDEX].  It is something like
>eval cd `echo \$`VARAIBLE`echo $INDEX`)
>History may or may not be broken in the one I have (I run a Linux machine,
>and the NetBSD history library is not present (no history.h)).
>Are you interested?

Yes, please send it as a PR.