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Public Domain version of the Korn shell

'PD-ksh' is a clone of the AT&T Korn shell. At the moment, it has most of the ksh88 features, not much of the ksh93 features, and a number of its own features. It is quite portable and should compile it easily on any *nix box. The vi editing mode is better (as per the developer) than that of ksh88 or ksh93.


User manpage available in HTML format from http://web.cs.mun.ca/~michael/pdksh/pdksh-man.html

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Leaders and contributors

Michael Rendell Maintainer
Eric Gisin; See also for a complete list of contributors Contributor

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug TrackingVCS Repository Webviewhttp://web.cs.mun.ca/~michael/pdksh/BUG-REPORTS
Bug Tracking,Developer,SupportE-mailmailto:pdksh@cs.mun.ca
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/pdksh

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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 22 February 2018.


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