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(i don't know the others ones.bash. Can someone please tell me the key difference between the different shells availabe i.bash and different shells. ksh.e. Sponsored Links Remove advertisements open in browser PRO version Are you a developer? Try out the HTML to PDF API New hot app: Facebook Albums To PDF pdfcrowd. Hello Everyone.Thread Tools 12-07-2003 Search this Thread Display Modes #1 a25khan Registered User Join Date: Dec 2003 Location: My home :D Posts: 35 Thanks: 0 Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts Difference between ksh.com .

com . A feature is only considered to be in a shell open in browser PRO version Are you a developer? Try out the HTML to PDF API New hot app: Facebook Albums To PDF pdfcrowd. Here is the Link Shell features This table below lists most features that I think would make you choose one shell over another. It is not intended to be a definitive list and does not include every single possible feature for every single possible shell.12-07-2003 #2 google Advisor Join Date: Jul 2002 Location: Atlanta Posts: 740 Thanks: 0 Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post Hard to read here I think since the spacing is off.

In particular the C shell specified below is that available on SUNOS 4.if in the version that comes with the operating system. C ode: Job control Aliases Shell functions "Sensible" Input/Output redirection Directory stack Command history Command line editing Vi Command line editing Emacs Command line editing Rebindable Command line editing User name look up Login/Logout watching Filename completion Username completion Hostname completion History completion Fully programmable Completion Mh Mailbox completion Co Processes Builtin artithmetic evaluation Can follow symbolic links invisibly Periodic command execution Custom Prompt (easily) Sun Keyboard Hack Spelling Correction Process Substitution Underlying Syntax open in browser PRO version sh N N Y(1) Y N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N sh csh Y Y N N Y Y N N N N Y N Y(1) Y(2) Y(2) N N N N Y N N N N N N csh ksh Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N Y N Y Y Y N N N Y Y Y N Y N N N sh bash Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y Y Y N N(4) N Y Y N Y N N Y(2) sh tcsh Y Y N N Y Y Y Y(3) Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N(6) N Y Y Y Y N Y N csh zsh Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N(6) Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y sh rc N N Y Y F L L L L L L F L L L L N N N N N N Y N N Y rc es N N Y Y F L L L L L L F L L L L N N N N N N Y N N Y rc pdfcrowd.*. a considerable number of vendors now ship either tcsh or their own enhanced C shell instead (they don't always make it obvious that they are shipping tcsh.com Are you a developer? Try out the HTML to PDF API New hot app: Facebook Albums To PDF . or if it is available as compiled directly from the standard distribution.

3. 2. but has since become almost standard. open in browser PRO version Are you a developer? Try out the HTML to PDF API New hot app: Facebook Albums To PDF pdfcrowd. Feature is not present in the shell. The readline library must be linked into the shell to enable this Feature. Y N F L N N N Y N N N N N N N Y N N N N N Y N N Y Y Y N N N Y N Y N N N N(5) Y N Y Y(7) Y(7) N Y N N Y Y Y Y N N Y Y N Y Y(7) Y Y Y N N N Y Y Y N N Y Y Y Y Y Y N N N N Y N Y N N N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N N N Y Y Y Y N N Y F N Y N N Y N N Y Y Y N Y N N Y F N Y N N Y N Y Y Y Y F Y Y Y Feature can be done using this shell. This feature is fairly new and so is often not found on many versions of the shell.Freely Available Checks Mailbox Tty Sanity Checking Can cope with large argument lists Has non-interactive startup file Has non-login startup file Can avoid user startup files Can specify startup file Low level command redefinition Has anonymous functions List Variables Full signal trap handling File no clobber ability Local variables Lexically scoped variables Exceptions Key to the table above. This feature was not in the orginal version. it is gradually making its way into standard distribution.com . The Vi emulation of this shell is thought by many to be incomplete. Notes to the table above 1. Feature can only be done by using the shells function mechanism.

. Only by specifing a file via the ENV environment variable. 5. but does not have the full functionality of the AT&T version. Sponsored Links Remove advertisements 12-09-2003 #3 open in browser PRO version a25khan Are you a developer? Try out the HTML to PDF API Join Date: Dec 2003 Location: My home :D New hot app: Facebook Albums To PDF pdfcrowd. Code tags added for readability --.Perderabo Last edited by Perderabo.4. 12-07-2003 at 02:24 PM.com . This feature is not standard but unoffical patches exist to perform this. A version called 'pdksh' is freely available. 6. incomplete. This can be done via the shells programmable completion mechanism. 7.

open in browser PRO version Are you a developer? Try out the HTML to PDF API New hot app: Facebook Albums To PDF pdfcrowd.com . yes the link gave me an indepth knowledge about different shells. GNU project Can you give me some insight for the above mentioned names? Thank you 12-09-2003 #4 google Advisor Join Date: Jul 2002 Location: Atlanta Posts: 740 Thanks: 0 Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post Quote: Originally posted by a25khan TENEX-style completion POSIX System V Bourne Shell (by this time the BSD and System V versions had got slightly different). But in there i came across some unknown names for instance: TENEX-style completion POSIX System V Bourne Shell (by this time the BSD and System V versions had got slightly different).a25khan Registered User Location: My home :D Posts: 35 Thanks: 0 Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts Hello to the user google.

Great site.GNU project Can you give me some insight for the above mentioned names? Thank you POSIX .1-1988.(GNU's Not Unix) .com .is a project sponsored by the the "Free Software Foundation". This maintained the advantages of readability of the symbol ``POSIX'' without being ambiguous with the POSIX family of standards.1. GNU Project The Following User Says Thank You to google For This Useful Post: prakashkumar41 (08-27-2010) Sponsored Links Remove advertisements 12-09-2003 #5 open in browser PRO version Are you a developer? Try out the HTML to PDF API New hot app: Facebook Albums To PDF pdfcrowd. A preferred term for that standard. TENEX style completion . emerged.1-1988. the name POSIX more correctly refers to a family of related standards: IEEE Std 1003. Check them out.Portable Operating Standards Interface Although originated to refer to the original IEEE Std 1003. The term POSIX was originally used as a synonym for IEEE Std 1003. POSIX.is a type of command line editing where the words being typed are matched and then completed (if a match is found) by the shell GNU Project .n (where n is a number) and the parts of ISO/IEC 9945. lots available to you.

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