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Conference 7.286::korn_shell_programming

Title:Welcome to Korn_Shell_Programming
Created:Tue Jun 25 1991
Last Modified:Fri May 30 1997
Last Successful Update:Fri Jun 06 1997
Number of topics:118
Total number of notes:426
Number with bodies:14
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1.04CIVAGE::FOXWELLWed Jun 26 1991Welcome to Korn_Shell_Programming
2.031CIVAGE::FOXWELLWed Jun 26 1991Introductions
3.05CIVAGE::FOXWELLWed Jun 26 1991Examples: login profiles
4.05CIVAGE::FOXWELLWed Jun 26 1991Examples: functions
5.09CIVAGE::FOXWELLWed Jun 26 1991ksh vs csh vs sh vs ...
6.06CIVAGE::FOXWELLWed Jun 26 1991Books, Articles, etc.
7.0CIVAGE::FOXWELLWed Jun 26 1991MKS Toolkit KSH
8.05GUESS::DERAMOWed Jun 26 1991Can root safely chsh to ksh?
9.0CIVAGE::FOXWELLWed Jun 26 1991Tutorials, Presentations, etc...
10.04CIVAGE::FOXWELLWed Jun 26 1991Example: substring operators
11.01OXNARD::HAYNESWed Jun 26 1991Rsh vs Ksh
12.04RHETT::FISHERThu Jun 27 1991How to alias cd to set prompt=pwd
13.03R2ME2::IFDEF::ricoFri Jun 28 1991pickcolor
14.02DREAMon Jul 01 1991Trying to emulate the tcsh a bit...
15.06SMURF::GAUDETTue Jul 02 1991DECUS 199
16.08NAVIER::LONGWed Jul 10 1991Automatic setting of DISPLAY at login?
17.05COPCLU::SVENDSENMon Jul 15 1991Command line editing - how too!
18.02KERNEL::MCNULTYTue Jul 16 1991Is getopts broken..?
19.03DREUL1::robTue Jul 16 1991How about a "getchar" function??
20.0OSTV14::MA_WATANABEWed Jul 24 1991Missing PWD variable ?
21.08WMOIS::VARADARAJUTue Sep 17 1991Filename and Command Completion in ksh
22.03KOBAL::DILLBERGERMon Sep 23 1991Problem with numeric bases other than 1
23.06NEMAIL::HICKSMon Oct 14 1991Mshelltools: Motif for the UNIX shell
24.02QUABBI::"graeme@tmfair.reo.dec.com (Graeme Harker"Tue Nov 12 1991ksh as default ULTRIX shell?
25.0NSDC::KERRISKTue Nov 19 1991Process substitution in ksh
26.026TYSON::KURATATue Nov 26 1991Still having command line editing problems
27.02KBOMFG::ARMSTRONGWed Dec 11 1991What does "alias -d" do?
28.02AIDEV::LANDINGHAMTue Jan 14 1992Please help me understand .profile vs. .kshrc
29.0QUABBI::"gibian@talent.ljo.dec.com"Fri Jan 17 1992use of the -x option on aliases, functions, etc..
30.03WMOIS::JAMBU_SThu Feb 06 1992CTRL/Z Trap
31.02HPSRAD::TALESARAFri Feb 07 1992tput on Ultrix version of ksh
32.02HPSRAD::TALESARAFri Feb 07 1992help set env variable !
33.04GYUPCC::URBANFri Feb 14 1992ksh changing case on me?
34.01HGOVA::TASMANSIUFri Feb 21 1992"grep ^firstword file" not working ?
35.02TEACH::GROCOTTMon Feb 24 1992"*", "@", !#@$^%!#$^%
36.01AIDEV::LANDINGHAMTue Feb 25 1992Why doesn't man PAGE (and how can I get it to?)
37.0SMAUG::RESNICKThu Feb 27 1992Terminal Characteristics Are Reset
38.01SUPER::MCDOWELLFri Feb 28 1992Question about SHELL variable
39.02SWTHOM::LORENZOMon Mar 02 1992"su'ing" to root whith ksh.
40.06WMOIS::JAMBU_SWed Mar 04 1992Available devices?
41.01GOLLY::MILLERFri Mar 06 1992Unaligned access with rlogin?
42.01VNABRW::HERRMANN_CMon Mar 16 1992pitfalls if sh ==> ksh?
43.04MILPND::HOWESTue Mar 31 1992Help with Time Prompt
44.01KAL::MFORSERTue May 05 1992How to invoke a restricted Korn shell
45.0OSTVThu May 14 1992Filename Completion with TAB key
46.02COLTue Aug 18 1992alias & parameter
48.0MARVIN::COBBTue Oct 20 1992Getting terminal size
49.0QUABBI::"jeff@athena.lkg.dec.com"Thu Nov 05 1992backspace (
50.03HKOVC::TERENCEFri Nov 06 1992How to alias a control key?
51.0GALVIA::PFEHINThu Nov 12 1992Guide to Usability Book
52.01LJOHUB::MEYERFri Jan 08 1993Amiga KSh
53.04TYSON::KURATAWed Jan 13 1993error with simple if's
54.01TYSON::KURATASun Jan 17 1993KORN shell for DOS ?
55.01KERNEL::MCNULTYWed Feb 17 1993max # file descriptors ??
56.02AWECIM::FONTANAThu Mar 18 1993behavior of quotes???
57.0TYSON::KURATASat Mar 20 1993handling a trap while running a C program
58.01URSUS::RICKFri Mar 26 1993rshd/ksh oddity/feature/bug
59.07SSPADE::BINGHAMFri Apr 16 1993single regular expression that includes all files (including hidden files) except "." and ".." ?
60.01HERON::KAISERThu Jul 22 1993ksh crib sheet
61.01SSPADE::BINGHAMWed Aug 25 1993Difference between [] and [[]]
62.08SSPADE::BINGHAMWed Aug 25 1993list of path names *into a shell variable*
63.01TYSON::KURATATue Oct 19 1993Need help with simple script
64.0RCOCER::MICKOLTue Nov 09 1993DCL => Shell Script Converter?
65.02DURIN::robinsonFri Dec 03 1993shell programming question
66.02ARRODS::ROBERTSWed Jan 19 1994redirect standard error?
67.01MUDIS3::STEINMETZThu Mar 10 1994Unexpected list behaviour
68.01MUDIS3::STEINMETZFri Mar 11 1994Creating meaningful error messages
69.01MUDIS3::STEINMETZFri Mar 11 1994Checking for successfull start of a background job
70.01MUDIS3::STEINMETZThu Mar 17 1994Communication with a coprocess?
71.03TAVIS::LANDSBERGTue Mar 22 1994Any ksh/Korn shell Tutorials or Manuals ?
72.05DEMOAX::GINGERWed Apr 13 1994set IFS to newline?
73.01MUNICH::VASSIGHTue Jun 07 1994ksh history file getting to big after a while
74.0OSANPO::YAKOSHIWed Jun 15 1994Function listing ???
75.01OSLACT::ARNEMon Jun 20 19948-bit characters on OSF/1 V2.
76.0MUNICH::VASSIGHThu Jun 30 1994ksh history file is emptied on OSF 2.
77.01TALOFA::HARMONTue Jul 05 1994Can trap work inside a function?
78.01EVTAI1::BROCHARDMon Jul 25 1994Function OK, can it be done with alias ?
79.04OSLACT::ARNEThu Jul 28 1994Basic questions on korn shell
80.01FORTSC::ORNELASFri Jul 29 1994KSH Brain Teasers
81.03EVTAI1::BROCHARDThu Sep 01 1994Ksh and pattern differences OSF v1.3 and v2.
83.0MPGS::LAVINWed Sep 28 1994guides available?
84.0CVG::CAMPANELLAThu Sep 29 1994Signal interfere with exit status?
85.03BACHUS::CUYTThu Oct 27 1994CTRL C trap
86.01PLAYER::VANDENEYNDEFri Oct 28 1994variable as pattern in a case statement?
87.01SNAX::PATELTue Nov 22 1994Help writing script
88.01BSS::PONDThu Dec 08 1994i
89.04USOPS::KADOWTue Feb 07 1995No output from Korn shell, I am missing something
91.02USOPS::KADOWSat Feb 11 1995Using wildcards in the rm command
92.02GEMGRP::BEIKMANWed Apr 19 19958.3;? to lowercase renamer
93.01USOPS::KADOWWed Apr 26 1995Korn shell and mhmail problem?
94.02RAGS::HEDERSTEDTMon Jun 05 1995Need help with case statement
95.01BACHUS::FOLENSMon Jun 12 1995awk error: ....has too many fields
96.04TOHOPE::VORE_SMon Nov 27 1995empty while loop?
97.03USOPS::KADOWThu Jan 25 1996ksh93 ?
98.03ALFAXP::HICKSWed Mar 06 1996ksh - using ${parameter:offset:length} to extract a substring from a variable
99.02BBIVMon May 20 1996can I debug a shell script ?
100.02CHUECA::ARANCHAFri May 31 1996Define global variables not .profile
101.03ORHVAX::HOLLYMon Jul 22 1996ksh compiler for Digital UNIX?
102.03PACKED::ALLENThu Jul 25 1996Differences in displaying the value of a variable
103.01TAEC::MARTINThu Aug 08 1996how to find the file pointed by a symbolic link string ?
104.05XSTACY::MAHERFri Aug 09 1996In script, how do I read data from a file into a shell variable
105.02USCTR1::REICHTue Aug 13 1996to goto or not to ...
106.0STOSS1::HORVATHFri Aug 30 1996Extract previous date?
107.01SWTHOM::LORENZOThu Nov 07 1996ksh vs sh behaviour.
108.04MARVIN::GOUGHTue Nov 19 1996How can I terminate the sub-processes of a ksh script on exit
109.01BIS1::RAVYTSThu Dec 12 1996menu-driven kornshel scripts
110.04RECV::CHOIMon Dec 16 1996rm is claimed to be re-directed as test
111.03ULYSSE::ROSIERMon Dec 23 1996How to log remote sessions such as x29login?
112.0 *TLE::TOMASSOFri Jan 24 1997Problems running ksh scripts in csh
113.0 *NETRIX::"feynmanlo@hgovc.enet.dec.com"Sun Jan 26 1997How to ignore Break (Quit) inside a korn shell script?
114.0 *LATINA::ARANCHAThu Feb 13 1997Key Functions && Korn shell && .profile
115.0 *+5NNTPD::"jchang@bwasted.zk3.dec.com"Wed Apr 30 1997printf in ksh
116.0 *HYDRA::DORHAMERWed Apr 30 1997command length limit?
117.0 *HANDVC::QAThu May 08 1997script to collect statistics
118.0 *+2HANDVC::QAMon May 12 1997How to read and assign variables with KSH ?