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

Dave Horsfall dave at horsfall.org
Fri Dec 8 07:46:14 AEST 2017


On Thu, 7 Dec 2017, arnold at skeeve.com 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?  :-)

Sigh; there's one in every bunch :-)  OK, I never got to use the V7 shell 
on V7, because I never got to use V7 on my machines (and the use of "goto" 
had been thoroughly beaten out of me by then, so I never thought to try 
it).

-- 
Dave Horsfall DTM (VK2KFU)  "Those who don't understand security will suffer."


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