/bin/true (was [TUHS] basic tools / Universal Unix)

Chet Ramey chet.ramey at case.edu
Fri Oct 20 01:17:22 AEST 2017


On 10/19/17 11:01 AM, Pete Wright wrote:

> heh yea it certainly seems pretty funny, but i will say it did present a
> neat opportunity for the NYC BSD user-group back in 2015:
> http://www.nycbug.org/index.cgi?action=view&id=10635
> 
> it was pretty funny to see how many different implementations one could
> dream up for such a simple program, and it seemed to speak to how each
> project approaches complexity.

It's a nitpick, but I notice they didn't use the actual bash code that
implements this, but rather an example template for a loadable shell
builtin.

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