[CentOS] Real sh? Or other efficient shell for non-interactive scripts

Fri Apr 24 13:13:39 UTC 2015
Joerg Schilling <Joerg.Schilling at fokus.fraunhofer.de>

Stephen Harris <lists at spuddy.org> wrote:

> On Fri, Apr 24, 2015 at 08:32:45AM -0400, Scott Robbins wrote:
> > Wasn't Solaris, which for awhile at least, was probably the most popular
> > Unix, using ksh by default?
> Solaris /bin/sh was a real real dumb version of the bourne shell.
> Solaris included /bin/ksh as part of the core distribution (ksh88 was a
> part of the SVr4 specification) and so many scripts were written with
> #!/bin/ksh at the start (including tools like "patchadd").

The basic system had very few scripts that required ksh.


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