Bash (was Re: csh)

Mike Haertel mike at
Sat Mar 16 06:09:00 AEST 1991

In article <1991Mar14.230355.29442 at chance.UUCP> john at chance.UUCP (John R. MacMillan) writes:
>|On the down side,
>|I compiled it with gcc (no shared libs) and it is >600K.
>Yowza!  That borders on obscene! [...]

I don't think bash is that big.  I wonder if the person who posted the
original article (whose name you omitted) had the presence of mind to
strip it or use size(1) instead of 'ls -l'?  Most GNU programs come
with makefiles that specify -g by default...
Mike Haertel <mike at>
"He's a tie with the ambition to become a full-blown suit." -- Jon Westbrock

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