On Mon, 2007-12-17 at 19:38 +0000, Frank Shute wrote: > 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, >
Its always been a personal use thing but I'll look at adding it. I already checked on the name over on an OpenBSD list and no one cared. If anyone wants to autoconf it that would be really sweet. There's a patch version that works on Linux but both that release and this one require bmake. tom -- | tmclaugh at sdf.lonestar.org tmclaugh at FreeBSD.org | | FreeBSD http://www.FreeBSD.org | _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"