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Re: Dealing with strange shell prompts

From: Daniel Pittman
Subject: Re: Dealing with strange shell prompts
Date: Tue, 01 Oct 2002 12:35:09 +1000
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On Mon, 30 Sep 2002, Clemens Fischer wrote:
> Daniel Pittman <address@hidden> writes:
>>>>>     exec env PS1='$ ' /bin/sh
>> [...]
>>> OK.  So what about rc or rx or what is this Plan9 thing called?
>> Fails, sorry. The assignment makes rc die with a syntax error.
> naturally.  rc has a real, but simple syntax, so it requires a
> variable name after a `$'.  but what about a simple "exec rc" instead?

That would defeat the effort to execute /bin/sh, really. ;)

I was pointing out that the attempt Kai made to work with rc correctly
failed, and suggested the right syntax to make it work...


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