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From: Tim Goodwin <tjg@star.le.ac.uk>
To: rc@hawkwind.utcs.utoronto.ca
Subject: Anybody use `rc -s'?
Date: Wed, 20 Jan 1999 05:13:29 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <AAAYXDalrEkACeS/@ltsun0.star.le.ac.uk> (raw)

A discussion has arisen between myself and a trusty beta tester over
the `-s' flag.  This flag was new (and undocumented) in rc-1.5betadev1;
it causes rc to put any arguments into $* (instead of treating them as
files to be read); rc then reads from standard input.

At present, `-s' implies `-i', and we suspect that this is wrong.  I
would be interested to hear from anybody who is actually using `rc -s'
(or `sh -s', for that matter), since we're having trouble coming up with
any realistic examples.

Any comments appreciated.

Tim.

P.S.  I've received a small amount of feedback on rc-1.5b4, which
has all been positive.  More feedback (especially if you've run into
problems with it) is always welcome!


             reply	other threads:[~1999-01-20 23:50 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 2+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
1999-01-20 10:13 Tim Goodwin [this message]
1999-01-21  0:53 ` Scott Schwartz

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