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From: culliton@srg.af.mil (Tom Culliton x2278)
To: rc@hawkwind.utcs.toronto.edu
Subject: Redirection and builtin commands
Date: Mon, 11 Apr 1994 13:47:13 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <9404111347.aa01197@ceres.srg.af.mil> (raw)

This has come up in the past, but I just encountered it again and
figured it might be worth nudging Byron about.  Someone mentioned that
es has code to redirect the i/o for builtin commnads without spawning a
subshell.  It might be nice to transplant that capability back into rc.

What inspires this was seeing the comp.unix.shell FAQ, "how do you
change the parents environment from a child process", rehashed yet
again.  It occured to me that, ". <{gen-settings}" would be a very
clever rc solution, if only the redirection didn't force it into a

Just a thought...


BTW - Anything new on that signal handler problem in 1.5beta1 that we
talked about back in March?

                 reply	other threads:[~1994-04-11 18:05 UTC|newest]

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