Re: dc and bc in Important?
On Sat, 28 Jun 1997, Erik Andersen wrote:
> iThis is correct, but has the unfortunate side effect of not being portable,
> since not all /bin/sh happin to be bash.
No, it also works with ksh. I believe posix.2 specifies that /bin/sh has to
provide various features---basically to be a clone of ksh. Although it would
be nice for scripts to work on all versions of /bin/sh, I can't see
supporting non-POSIX machines is terribly important compared to easier to
(If I'm wrong, and POSIX only specifies that ksh has to do all that, then
maybe we should make ksh a symlink to bash so our scipts can use that for
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