KSH is pdksh

Galen Boyer galenboyer@yahoo.com
Thu Jan 25 07:51:00 GMT 2001

On 24 Jan 2001, dkarr@tcsi.com wrote:

> However, as I've come to discover after much pain, if you're
> already using Cygwin, there isn't much point to installing
> pdksh.  It's easy enough to create a symlink from
> "/usr/bin/ksh.exe" to "/usr/bin/bash.exe".  Poof.  You have
> Korn shell.  As far as I can tell, Bash can substitute for Korn
> shell in every area I'm familiar with.

Well, if I could find the equivalent to getopts, I think I could
get along without kornshell.  I found this feature to be
extremely useful when I was a heavy-duty KSH programmer, and now
I am coding a few scripts again and would like to take advantage
of it.

Galen Boyer
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