[TUHS] shell PS1/PS2 which survive cut-paste

arnold at skeeve.com arnold at skeeve.com
Thu Dec 7 18:33:42 AEST 2017


> On Wed, 6 Dec 2017, arnold at skeeve.com wrote:
>
> > "goto" was in the V6 shell, I think (next to no experience with the V6 
> > shell, and it was a LONG time ago anyway).  But there never was a goto 
> > in the V7 shell.

Dave Horsfall <dave at horsfall.org> wrote:
> Never got to use the V7 shell; we were stuck with 11/40s[*] :-(  It was 
> certainly in the V6 shell, hence by bafflement at why labels were of the 
> form ": blah" instead of the sensible "blah: "...

Come now, since then you've *never* used any kind of Bourne shell?
BSD on vax? SunOS? System III or System V on anything else? You've been
stuck in a time warp for 35 years?  :-)

Arnold


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