[TUHS] UNIX of choice these days?

Derek Fawcus dfawcus+lists-tuhs at employees.org
Thu Sep 28 18:10:59 AEST 2017


On Wed, Sep 27, 2017 at 07:17:06AM -0700, Larry McVoy wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 27, 2017 at 09:50:10AM -0400, Chet Ramey wrote:
> 
> > ksh93 uses fd 2 no matter what, so you don't get job control if you
> > redirect stderr away from the terminal.)

I'm fairly sure bash used to do something similar.

I recall having to hack it around '07/'08 to cope with being started
(possibly passing '-i' - I can't recall), when stderr was a pipe,
stdin/stout were a pty (which was the controlling terminal), yet finding
that job control didn't work.

DF



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