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Re: pdksh package: Error when issuing a 'typeset -r' statement
As a side note, I find modern bash to be a very suitable replacement
for ksh. I switched years ago, and I was a heavy Korn Shell
user/programmer, a long-time holdout on learning this newfangled
"Perl" thing because the KornShell Command and Programming Language
was more than sufficient, thankyouverymuch.
It follows that my personal ksh environment was heavily customized, so
I had to modify it somewhat to make it bash-friendly (main culprits:
array syntax, unsupported typeset options, "print", "whence",
coprocesses.) It was worth the effort, IMO, since every OS comes with
bash these days, while ksh's price tag/license led to slower adoption
among open source OSes (and pdksh has never risen to the level of the
I've been quite happy with bash overall, and it might suit your needs as well.
Mark J. Reed <email@example.com>
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