[TUHS] Dash options

Michael Kjörling michael at kjorling.se
Tue Nov 28 21:49:39 AEST 2017


On 28 Nov 2017 11:18 +0000, from ralph at inputplus.co.uk (Ralph Corderoy):
> And Multics had some kind of `attach' and `detach' of I/O streams, well
> known to Ossanna, so perhaps dup(2), and a Thompson-shell syntax to go
> with it meant `>' was earmarked early on.

Didn't early UNIX pipes use `<' to separate the commands involved?

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