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Re: Interested in contributing to Bash

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Interested in contributing to Bash
Date: Tue, 23 May 2017 17:27:12 -0400
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On 5/23/17 2:55 PM, John McKown wrote:
> On Tue, May 23, 2017 at 1:39 PM, Chet Ramey <address@hidden
> <mailto:address@hidden>> wrote:
>     The best thing to read to learn about how the shell is structured -- other
>     than the code itself -- is the unedited version of the chapter I wrote for
>     AOSA (The Architecture of Open Source Applications).  It's in the bash-4.4
>     distribution in doc/aosa-bash-full.pdf.
> Typos in PDF? I see "Postx" instead of "Posix". Just looks wrong to me. But
> I'm not an expert.

It's quite possible there are typos. I tried to get as many as I could, and
we went back and forth a couple of times, but this was before we really
started editing to cut the length.  It's maybe twice as long as the final

``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
                 ``Ars longa, vita brevis'' - Hippocrates
Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/

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