On Tue, 2002-12-31 at 18:30, Miguel Mendez wrote:
> On Tue, 31 Dec 2002 19:16:31 +0100
> Cliff Sarginson <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > Adding a user should  not be rocket science,
> It isn't.
> > If the old time Bill Joy lovers would realise that 'csh" sucks big
> > time, we may avoid a lot of problems.
> You can always use /bin/sh, and yes, it does history (set -o emacs)
> > If anyone can prove to me that "csh" is superior in any respect to
> > bash, then please tell me.
> -r-xr-xr-x  2 root  wheel  841916 Dec 31 15:16 /bin/tcsh
> -rwxr-xr-x  1 root  wheel  1036396 Nov 17 13:30 /usr/local/bin/bash
> tcsh is good enough for interactive use (others like zsh as well), and
> many people have grown to hate bash for one very simple reason. In
> another attempt at 'embrace and extend', GNU added some features to
> plain sh that remained functional even when invoked as /bin/sh. That
> lead to broken scripts that only ran on GNU/Linux systems.
> Now I feel fad for feeding a troll, let this thread die already :)

Even the original poster has requested (two days ago) that this thread
be killed off.

Why is questions still being cc'd on this?



> Happy new year.
Stacey Roberts
B.Sc (HONS) Computer Science

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