Re; tcsh is not csh
klyons at corserv.com
Fri Nov 12 10:47:44 PST 2004
David O'Brien wrote:
> 1. Why don't you ask about this on the tcsh mailing lists?
> 2. OR why don't you send me a patch that fixes the bug?
This behavoir is described in the man page so I thought it was intended.
My thinking was if tcsh wants this fine. It is just not compat with
csh which is also fine as long as there is a csh.
> 3. OR why don't you test to see if you are running under tcsh and use a
> different code path:
> if ( $?tcsh ) then
> # something that will work with tcsh
> # existing code
I did $<:q but I suspect others will have the same issue in future so I
thought it would be nice for all involved if the csh standard behavoir
was available on freebsd.
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