Here is a summary of what I found out about Korn shell for Sun. First, a
I needed the information for a proposal I'm writing for a system that would
be implemented at some point in the future, and that's why I specified SunOS
4.1.2 in my original posting. I do not have SunOS 4.1.2 now.
Thanks to the people who responded. Here are the possibilities they suggested:
1) Dial in to the AT&T Toolchest to get the source license, for about
Login as guest with no passwd.
2) Aspen Technologies in NJ, at 201-316-0866. Get binary ksh for Sun for
about $US 200.00.
3) BASH (Bourne-again shell) from GNU. Public domain, supposedly implements
ksh capabilities such as command line editing, ksh variables, ksh history,
csh ! type history.
4) A public domain version of KSH, built under SYSV3.2, and a set of patches
that allow it to be built under SunOS 4.1.
Contact: Jon Diekema, firstname.lastname@example.org
SunOS 5.0 will have ksh. I was just looking for something to use in the
Thanks again --
Deborah S. Wazir Phone: 313-265-7230
Electronic Data Systems ARPA: email@example.com
750 Tower Drive, PO Box 7019
Troy, Michigan 48007-7019
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