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Re: [OT] Re: how to start in "overwrite-mode"

From: Greg Wooledge
Subject: Re: [OT] Re: how to start in "overwrite-mode"
Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2009 10:55:19 -0400
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On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 02:00:53PM +0000, Stephane CHAZELAS wrote:
> I can understand it. I was more curious about the origins. After
> all, that breaks Bourne backward compatibility (in a shell
> called Bourne-again shell)

Bourne shell has no functions at all.

> Has there be historical versions of sh that
> didn't support it?

Bourne shell on Ultrix and (I believe still to this day) Sun Solaris.
No functions at all.  None.

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