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> Sent: Saturday, December 30, 2006 10:22 AM
> To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Subject: Re: Is there reference manual for sh?
> 
> 
> On Sat, Dec 30, 2006 at 10:16:20AM -0500, Robert Huff wrote:
> > 
> > [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes:
> > 
> > >  I need a reference manual or specification for sh.
> > >  Where can I find it?
> > 
> >     In you mean within FreeBSD, try:
> > 
> >     man sh
> > 
> >     or
> > 
> >     man builtin,
> > 
> >     As a user, the O'Reilly _UNIX in a Nutshell_ I bought many
> > years ago was a very wise investment.
> >     If you want to hack the code ... the start with the code.  And
> > good luck.
> > 
> > 
> >                             Robert Huff
> 
> I need any online complete manual on sh, not a brief as it is man sh.
> The last one doesn't describe many features both interactive 
> (command line 
> editing, using history interactively, and many others) 
> and scripting (for example, conditional expressions).
> 
I would really recomend then  O'reilly "Learning the Bash Shell".. esentially 
bash is backward compatible with sg (Bourne shell) and there is not really an 
online resource that I ever found to be as useful as this book

My 2 cents worth

david

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