[OT] What does this pipe do?

Dak Ghatikachalam dghatikachalam at gmail.com
Fri Jan 26 07:43:39 UTC 2007

On 1/25/07, youshi10 at u.washington.edu <youshi10 at u.washington.edu> wrote:
> Thank you everyone for the responses. It has been quite educating :).
> One other question though.. is ksh like the swiss army knife of all
> shells? Seems kind of odd that it supports both bourne shell constructs and
> (t)csh constructs.

Yes Ksh is very flexible and has been around for long time,   You can really
code in Ksh as we speak in English language. I learnt  right off the scratch
completely from man ksh .

It provides good debug capability with set -x option, it prints the commands
as it does and y
o u  can view the stdout, stdin and stder


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