[TUHS] V9 shell [was Re: Warner's Early Unix Presentation]
robpike at gmail.com
Tue Feb 11 04:39:26 AEST 2020
Readline and job control were less compelling when you had multiple command
windows of editable typescript, which we all had with the Blit.
On Tue, Feb 11, 2020 at 2:46 AM <arnold at skeeve.com> wrote:
> Dan Cross <crossd at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Geoff Collyer wrote a nice paper about experiences porting the 9th
> > shell to SunOS 3 on the 68k some years ago.
> > http://www.collyer.net/who/geoff/sh.tour.pdf
> > There is a copy of source code on his personal web page:
> > http://www.collyer.net/who/geoff/
> > I wonder if any of the 8th edition shell changes you mentioned survived
> > that code?
> It took less than 10 minutes to get it to compile under Linux. 'whatis'
> is there, although the pretty printing of function code leaves
> much to be desired.
> Lacking is both readline and job control.
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