[CentOS] Bourne shell deprecated?
jcu at labadie.us
Wed Apr 27 22:33:50 UTC 2016
On Wed, Apr 27, 2016 at 03:32:49PM -0453, William A. Mahaffey III wrote:
> From NetBSD 6.1.5:
> 4256EE1 # man sh
> sh -- command interpreter (shell)
> A sh command appeared in Version 1 AT&T UNIX. It was, however,
> unmaintainable so we wrote this one.
The V1 shell was of course not Bourne's.
However Bourne's code was consider "unmaintainable" as he was an
algol coder, not a C coder. He had numerous macros defined to
allow him to use his algol coding style with a C compiler.
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