stty: : Not a typewriter

Dave Snyder dave at
Wed Mar 6 22:40:06 AEST 1991

That's the error message I get while doing various things on my machine.

For example: when in vi, I like to read in the current date & time by typing
"!!date".  What that does is fork a shell, run date and the output of date is
read into the buffer (see example below).

Wed Mar  6 07:31:23 EST 1991

Now for some strange reason, this is what I get when I type "!!date".

stty: : Not a typewriter
Wed Mar  6 07:38:47 EST 1991

Anyone have any ideas?

David A. Snyder @ Snide Inc. - Folcroft, PA

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