DragonFly kernel List (threaded) for 2003-12
Re: bash me, if you like
On Tue, 09 Dec 2003 13:38:33 -0800, Matthew Dillon wrote:
> :On Tue, 09 Dec 2003 16:11:24 -0500, Craig Dooley wrote:
> :> zsh is based on ksh, and is quite nice. I personally have no problem
> :> installing other shells through ports, but I also never use csh/tcsh. I
> :> think this might be a moot point though since the new packaging system
> :> should house everything eventually I think.
> :Ahh, good point. I keep forget about the new packaging system that is
> :supposed to give the more flexible.
> :bsdforums.org 's moderator, mezz.
> Bash (and sh) don't do interactive partial completion history
> substitution. At least, I don't think it does.
> e.g. in tcsh:
> if ($?prompt) then
> if ( $shell == "/bin/tcsh" || $shell == "/usr/local/bin/tcsh" ) then
> set prompt = "%m:%/%# "
> set symlinks = expand
> bindkey "^W" backward-delete-word
This one, I am not sure what it does.
> bindkey -k up history-search-backward
> bindkey -k down history-search-forward
Both of them work by default on FreeBSD in root account (csh), but I am
not sure for sh thought. I am using zsh on the users account, of course
and it does has this feature on by default, I think.
> In fact, what do people think if I make the aboev the default in
> /etc/csh.cshrc? I've used the above for *years*, literally, and
> can't live without it, but the real question is: can that be said
> generally by tcsh users? If you've never used partial completion
> history before then you've never used an Amiga :-). Once you start
> using it you become dependant on it, kinda like how the fingers
> of vi users get programmed with all the myrid character editing
> But, yes, we should not go changing the base system for things
> that will ultimately be handled by the packaging system.
> The real meat of what is considered important, whether it be part of
> the base system or a package, is what to include on the CD. e.g. I
> already include 'cvsup' on the CD and that isn't part of the base system.
> zsh would fall into the same category.
> Matthew Dillon
bsdforums.org 's moderator, mezz.