Why no job control in 386/ix?

Geoffrey Leach leach at tolerant.com
Sat Dec 2 09:47:01 AEST 1989

>From article <324 at ubbs-nh.MV.COM>, by gmd at ubbs-nh.MV.COM (George MacDonald):
> In article <1989Nov19.180741.8950 at tolerant.com> leach at tolerant.com (Geoffrey Leach) writes:
>>From article <3880 at amelia.nas.nasa.gov>, by izen at amelia.nas.nasa.gov (Steven H. Izen):
> One reason for the lack of enthusiasm for csh is that the ksh has existed for
> over 6 years inside AT&T. FYI the ksh provides all of the csh features in
> a slightly different way, plus it is smaller, faster and upwards compatible
> with the bourne shell. The biggest plus with the ksh for me is the command
> editing is either 'vi' style or 'emacs' style, I can reuse all that I learned
> from years of vi useage.

And there's also what looks like a good book on Ksh.  Sigh. Perhaps I'll
just have to retrain.

> On the otherhand, I also have gotton used to cp -r
> or rcp -r and prefer it! I guess pandora box is already open! 

Ah, a truely open mind!

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