Job Control in the Bourne Shell
Suhaib M. Siddiqi
Wed Mar 31 19:45:00 GMT 1999
> March 14th, 1999
>In response to my question yesterday about Job Control in the Bourne Shell,
>I've since then learned that it is included as a standard part of the shell
>in SVR4 versions and later.
>Thanks everyone for your feedback on the KSH yesterday. I downloaded the
>MKS version, and have been experimenting with it for the last day.
>One thing to note, though, is that MKS includes the VI editor with their
>package. Why doesn't Cygwin include some equivalent of this? For the life
>of me, I hate VI and prefer Emacs. But it is sometimes nice to have it
>around for quick editing on the fly. It also comes in handy for Command
>Line editing too.
Vi (Vim is available as a separate package from
Sometimes you just have to go back to
and dig out what you need. There is apparantly much more stuff available
Cygwin then MKS Toolkit.
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