[TUHS] Origin year of BSD csh?

Steve Nickolas usotsuki at buric.co
Mon Jun 27 22:47:17 AEST 2016


On Mon, 27 Jun 2016, Sven Mascheck wrote:

> On Sun, Jun 26, 2016 at 01:32:23PM -0500, Ronald Natalie wrote:
>> I added JOB control to the SV  (and later SVR2) Bourne Shell.
>> Then they beat on me for not having command like editing in (a la TCSH),
>> so I added that.
>
> How interesting, I will try to bother you (perhaps directly) about
> in-depth informations :-)
>
>
> I've always been intrigued by the fact that traditional Bourne shell and
> Almquist shell haven't implemented history or command line editing.

There are a couple variants of the Almquist shell (an old one called 
"cash", and one I think FreeBSD uses) which have readline-like history.

-uso.


More information about the TUHS mailing list