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Re: 'read' command?

Quoting Abhilash Mhaisne (2016-08-02 17:50:46)
> The 'read' function / command that we use while scripting to take 
> input from user, is it a command or a shell builtin like cd? Did any 
> implementation of unix ever have read as a command?

Seems such command has existed on Solaris and similar ancient systems.

Try this search on duckduckgo.com:

  +"POSIX" +"shell" +"read"

(the plus and quotes are to do strict search, no fuzzying)

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