On Sun, 2007-12-16 at 22:26 -0500, Chuck Robey wrote: > Tom McLaughlin wrote: > >> Now that you mention pdksh, have you tried mksh (in Ports too)? > >> > >> I've installed it and successfully run moderately large ksh scripts > >> (like the webrev(1) utility of OpenSolaris), and it is about an order of > >> magnitude smaller than pdksh here: > >> > >> % [EMAIL PROTECTED]:/usr/local/bin$ ls -ld mksh bash ksh > >> % -rwxr-xr-x 1 root wheel - 684699 Dec 9 19:51 bash > >> % -r-xr-xr-x 1 root wheel - 2390645 Aug 31 17:07 ksh > >> % -r-xr-xr-x 1 root wheel - 236202 Dec 9 18:34 mksh > >> % [EMAIL PROTECTED]:/usr/local/bin$ ldd mksh bash ksh > >> % mksh: > >> % libc.so.7 => /lib/libc.so.7 (0x280ae000) > >> % bash: > >> % libncurses.so.7 => /lib/libncurses.so.7 (0x28101000) > >> % libintl.so.8 => /usr/local/lib/libintl.so.8 (0x28144000) > >> % libiconv.so.3 => /usr/local/lib/libiconv.so.3 (0x28156000) > >> % libc.so.7 => /lib/libc.so.7 (0x2824b000) > >> % ldd: ksh: not a dynamic executable > >> % [EMAIL PROTECTED]:/usr/local/bin$ > >> > > > > I've maintained a port of OpenBSD's pdksh for some time but I've never > > committed it. Think of pdksh but still actively maintained. > > > > http://people.freebsd.org/~tmclaugh/files/openksh/openksh-4.2.shar > > > > [EMAIL PROTECTED] tom]$ ls -al /usr/local/bin/ksh > > -r-xr-xr-x 1 root wheel 192032 Dec 16 18:22 /usr/local/bin/ksh* > > If you're familiar with pdksh, are you also familiar with ksh93, which > is (I believe) Mr. Korn's own shell? If you are, I would be interessted > in your opinion of the two, any comparisons you might give.
I've never used ksh93 so I really can't say. There is a NOTES file included with pdksh which gives a starter. I created this port a few years ago because of some random issue I've long since forgotten with pdksh on my FreeBSD box which didn't happen on my OpenBSD box. tom -- | tmclaugh at sdf.lonestar.org tmclaugh at FreeBSD.org | | FreeBSD http://www.FreeBSD.org | _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"