[TUHS] Were all of you.. Hippies?

Chet Ramey chet.ramey at case.edu
Sat Mar 25 01:30:42 AEST 2017


On 3/24/17 12:37 AM, Kurt H Maier wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 24, 2017 at 07:15:13AM +0000, shawn wilson wrote:
>>
>> Everything is still a file.
> 
> Except for your network, of course -- that might have a file interface
> available... provided by your shell.  Because of course /dev/tcp should
> be a shell feature.  Why would anyone put that in the kernel?

Who knows? At the time I put that into bash (around 20 years ago, and Korn
before me), nobody had it in the kernel, and there weren't any signs of
anyone doing so.

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