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Re: AT&T KornShell93 officially available for Cygwin
- From: "Elfyn McBratney" <elfyn-cygwin at exposure dot org dot uk>
- To: "cygwin-apps" <cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com>,"Karsten Fleischer" <K dot Fleischer at omnium dot de>
- Date: Fri, 2 May 2003 18:33:28 +0100
- Subject: Re: AT&T KornShell93 officially available for Cygwin
- References: <000b01c310cc$543db990$2601a8c0@brws7002>
> the guys at AT&T Research Labs have finished the Cygwin port of their
> AST libraries and tools collection.
> As promised a long time ago, I will maintain the Cygwin port of ksh93
> and probably the complete ast-open package later.
> The Cygwin setup compatible ksh93 source and binary packages as well as
> a setup.hint file are available at:
> You can find a copy of the setup.hint file at the end of this message.
> It has been automatically generated by the AT&T "package" command.
> The astksh package has been build on the latest Cygwin release from the
> official ast-open 2003-04-22 sources available at
> The internal ksh93 version number for this release is "M 1993-12-28 o".
> This version of ksh93 is statically linked and it comes with 35 common
> UNIX tools compiled as builtins:
> basename, cat, chgrp, chmod, chown, cmp, comm, cp, cut, date, dirname,
> expr, fmt, fold, getconf, head, id, join, ln, logname, mkdir, mkfifo,
> mv, paste, pathchk, rev, rm, rmdir, stty, tail, tee, tty, uname, uniq,
> These builtins are not enabled by default, so that they won't interfere
> with the standard Cygwin/GNU tools.
> The file /usr/doc/Cygwin/astksh-20030422-1.README explains how to enable
> these builtins and how to get at the man pages for them.
> Bug reports, comments, suggestions etc. should be sent to
> email@example.com, see
> http://www.research.att.com/~gsf/download/mailgroup.html for details.
> The AST developers, me and other ksh93 users will be there to help.
> Of course, I will try to answer any questions that come up on the cygwin
> and cygwin-apps lists.
> Please verify the package for inclusion in the Cygwin distribution.
Just one quip, ksh.exe is not stripped. Apart from that, it's looking good.