Sending Tcsh to packages/ports ...

Michael Sierchio kudzu at
Fri Mar 29 02:04:02 UTC 2019

*kudzu at hearst:/bin 130>* ll -i | grep csh

198147 -r-xr-xr-x   2 root  wheel  427888 Jun 22  2018 csh*

198147 -r-xr-xr-x   2 root  wheel  427888 Jun 22  2018 tcsh*

On Thu, Mar 28, 2019 at 6:59 PM Mayuresh Kathe <mayuresh at> wrote:

> Since Tcsh is usually imported, why not send it to packages/ports
> collection?
> I agree that "csh" is an historically important artifact, but do we need
> to still rely on that?
> I have been using "csh" ever since I started using FreeBSD, liked it,
> but it doesn't feel light like plain old "sh" nor is as feature-full as
> "bash". To top that, the installer asks me to choose between "csh" and
> "tcsh" in-spite of being the same binary.
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