which shell to learn "Shell programming"?!

Pete French pete at twisted.org.uk
Sun Nov 24 12:55:10 GMT 2002


> It does beg the question though, how far back do you go for sh
> compatibility?  Not all /bin/sh are POSIX compatibile, denying you
> things like:

I would always answer that as 'V7'. I learnt shell scripting from my
copy of Bourne I bought in '86 and havent yet found a situation where I need
any of the new additions.

-bat.




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