On Sun, Dec 16, 2007 at 07:21:23PM -0500, Tom McLaughlin wrote: > > On Sat, 2007-12-15 at 04:13 +0200, Giorgos Keramidas wrote: > > > > Hi Frank, > > > > 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* > > tom
I always assumed that the pdksh in ports had the OpenBSD patches in it. I've downloaded the shell archive and I'll build it. Any chance that you will commit this in the future? I'd almost certainly use it. Thanks for your work & time, it's much appreciated! Regards, -- Frank Contact info: http://www.esperance-linux.co.uk/misc/contact.html _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"