[TUHS] Origin year of BSD csh?

Steve Nickolas usotsuki at buric.co
Tue Jun 28 02:35:44 AEST 2016


On Mon, 27 Jun 2016, John Cowan wrote:

> Sven Mascheck scripsit:
>
>>    3.  History.  It seems to me that the csh history mechanism is
>>        mostly a response to the deficiencies of UNIX terminal I/O.
>>        Those of you running 4.2 BSD should try out atty (which I am
>>        posting to the net at the same time as ash) and see if you
>>        still want history."
>
> I personally could not live without !!, ^foo^bar, !foo, etc.

Same.

That's a big reason why I still use bash even though ksh is faster and 
lighter and otherwise works just as well.

-uso.


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