cnews with ksh - problems
rmfowler at texrex.uucp
Tue Feb 12 11:24:13 AEST 1991
In article <1991Feb10.201546.14336 at ceilidh.beartrack.com> dnichols at ceilidh.beartrack.com writes:
> I looked for a way to test whether I was running under ksh (at least
>on this machine) and settled on an 'if [ $RANDOM -ne $RANDOM ]' to tell me
>that I was running ksh. If it passed this test, I would re-start with
>/bin/sh. With this news postings worked smoothly, at the slight cost of a
>restart if ksh were the one running.
Yeah, i had to add something like this to some files as I recall..
unset > /dev/null 2>&1 || (kill $$; /bin/sh $0 $*)
> I just recently got the 'KSH+IN' from osu-cis. As an experiment, I
>commented out my test code, and things worked smoothly without the test. (I
>had been running the ksh from fixdisk 2.0).
> Hope that this helps others faced with the same problem.
>BTW - this also fixed the problem of my .kshistory being owned by root after
Aha! Looks like I better get the KSH from osu-cis. That .kshistory
problem really is annoying.
> Good Luck All
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