David O'Brien <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > _But_ my vote would be for still having a "real" csh in
> > /bin, additionally. (And don't tell me that tcsh is a
> > real csh -- it's not, see below.)
> By chance have you looked at the csh source in the CSRG SCCS files?
> How about the tcsh sources from "day 1" in its CVS repository?
> Tcsh *is* a direct decendent of CSRG csh. Christos Zulas maintined the
> CSRG csh in the 4.4 days.
No doubt about that, but that's not the point. Did you
read what i wrote further down in my message (what I
referred to by "see below")?
"Our" csh still behaves differently like any /bin/csh on
any other system that I know, and can't be easily made to
behave like them.
When I wrote "real csh", I meant a csh which exhibits the
traditional behaviour and user interface ("look and feel",
if you prefer) of a csh. tcsh does not. Someone used to
work with a "real csh" simply can't be happy with tcsh,
especially if he has to change frequently between using
FreeBSD and other systems. It's a real PITA.
Oliver Fromme, secnetix GmbH & Co KG, Oettingenstr. 2, 80538 München
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