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pdksh -> posixness?

>   The man page of pdksh indicates that pdksh is (or can be with
> a command line flag or environment variable or compile time flag)
> compatible with the POSIX shell.  It further lists the differences
> between the POSIX shell mode and the normal ksh mode.

In the interest of going small,  fast and posix,  is it possible that we
can strip out all the non-posix stuff from pdksh and release it
specifically as posixsh,  which would install itself as /bin/sh and which
we could then test for posix compliance?  It just seems that if we want a
small shell to be *just* posix /bin/sh we're probably better cutting out
all the other stuff if only to make it more testable and maintainable.


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