svn commit: r40296 - head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/faq

Eitan Adler eadler at
Fri Dec 7 13:00:56 UTC 2012

Author: eadler
Date: Fri Dec  7 13:00:56 2012
New Revision: 40296

  Update question relating to why sh(1) is minimal.
  PR:		174029
  Submitted by:	Derek Wood <ddwood at>
  Reviewed by:	jilles
  Approved by:	bcr (mentor)


Modified: head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/faq/book.xml
--- head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/faq/book.xml	Fri Dec  7 13:00:53 2012	(r40295)
+++ head/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/faq/book.xml	Fri Dec  7 13:00:56 2012	(r40296)
@@ -3986,13 +3986,10 @@ kern.timecounter.hardware: TSC -> i82
-	  <para>Because &posix; says that there shall be such a
-	    shell.</para>
-	  <para>The more complicated answer: many people need to write
+	  <para>Many people need to write
 	    shell scripts which will be portable across many systems.
 	    That is why &posix; specifies the shell and utility commands
-	    in great detail.  Most scripts are written in Bourne shell,
+	    in great detail.  Most scripts are written in Bourne shell (&;),
 	    and because several important programming interfaces
 	    (&man.make.1;, &man.system.3;, &man.popen.3;, and analogues
 	    in higher-level scripting languages like Perl and Tcl) are
@@ -4008,7 +4005,7 @@ kern.timecounter.hardware: TSC -> i82
 	    other shells have.  That is why the Ports Collection
 	    includes more featureful shells like
 	    <command>bash</command>, <command>scsh</command>,
-	    <command>tcsh</command>, and <command>zsh</command>.  (You
+	    &man.tcsh.1;, and <command>zsh</command>.  (You
 	    can compare for yourself the memory utilization of all these
 	    shells by looking at the <quote>VSZ</quote> and
 	    <quote>RSS</quote> columns in a <command>ps

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