Re: Which shell?



"Glenn" <eponymousalias@xxxxxxxxx> writes in comp.unix.solaris:
|More generally, I have some trouble believing that Sun is tracking
|current versions of a number of common utilities. A good example
|is /usr/bin/patch, the version of which is *way* out of date. There
|I definitely was forced to get my own updated version to make it
|useable.

Sun ships a newer one as "gpatch", which works the way you expect,
instead of the way the standards require - which is why /usr/bin/patch
seems broken.

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