Subject: Re: dd vs. ed (was: gunzip|dd causes dd to fail w/ new gzip)
To: Martin Husemann <>
From: Greg A. Woods <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 07/09/2004 16:14:33
[ On Thursday, July 8, 2004 at 23:40:47 (+0200), Martin Husemann wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: gunzip|dd causes dd to fail w/ new gzip
> (1) = I recently learned that ed is the most representive unix program,
> so dd must be it's counterpart.

You got that right for sure!  :-)

(for all too many reasons the command-line syntax of 'dd' is far too
much like various "ancient" job control languages from the days long
_before_ unix :-)

						Greg A. Woods

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