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Re: mksh

On Tue, 20 Apr 2010 23:31:48 -0500
Dustin Marquess <> wrote:

> Is there any reason (politically or technically) why mksh couldn't replace
> pdksh as /bin/ksh?  Just asking since mksh appears to still be maintained
> "upstream", and it appears to be fairly stable/compatible.

I have no particular opinion except I'm aware that some of the addon
functionality such as the support for printf(1) style hexadecimal escape
sequences in the echo(1) builtin have the potential to break existing


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