[TUHS] UNIX of choice these days?

Chet Ramey chet.ramey at case.edu
Thu Sep 28 22:34:28 AEST 2017


On 9/28/17 4:10 AM, Derek Fawcus wrote:
> 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.

Yes, that changed in 2007 based on bug reports you filed while working
at Cisco. The first release where it appeared was bash-4.0.

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