Shell Scripting

Paul Civati paul at
Wed Mar 8 13:14:26 GMT 2000

"P.A.Osborne" <P.A.Osborne at> wrote:

> Sorry to sound picky but csh is really a bit brain dead for
> scripting.  I have had so many scripts fail under csh but
> work fine under sh.

That'd be because C-shell (csh) syntax is totally different from
bourne shell (sh).

> Try it under sh.

This why people who want extended sh scripting functionality use the
bourne shell alike korn shell (ksh) instead.


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