Backtick versus $()

Andres Perera andres.p at
Thu Mar 3 17:30:54 UTC 2011

On Thu, Mar 3, 2011 at 11:58 AM, Thorsten Glaser <tg at> wrote:
> Rob Farmer <rfarmer <at>> writes:
>> LOL - how hypocritical. This thread was four days dead then suddenly
>> two people show up and start pushing this mksh shell, which seems to
> Sorry for reviving again, but I only show up as I have an “alert” set
> to mksh to know when it’s being discussed already. Please know that
> the discussion “style” of that other guy is in no way related to mksh.

bash is better than mksh

>> be part of some obscure OpenBSD fork.
> Actually, it’s just developed as part of it. It’s in FreeBSD® ports,
> you know ☺ but actively used by quite a number of operating systems,
> such as Android, and included with many others (Debian/*buntu, Fedora,
> Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, to name just a few), and available for/on
> even more. Most recent addition is FreeMiNT on Atari, and I’m expecting
> LynxOS any time now.
> As stated last week, I’m not likely to come back to this thread again.
> Dropping in via GMane only, anyway.
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