Re: [dev] suckless shell prompt?

From: sin <>
Date: Tue, 26 Nov 2013 21:44:21 +0200

On Mon, Nov 25, 2013 at 09:11:09PM +0100, Alexander Huemer wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 25, 2013 at 02:27:14PM -0500, Chris Down wrote:
> > On 2013-11-25 14:16:48 +0200, Dimitris Zervas wrote:
> > > Well, making our own shell, would be a really good idea!
> >
> > In my opinion others already got close enough for us not to worry (rc,
> > mksh, undoubtedly others). We had some discussion about whether we would
> > have a shell included with sbase, but I think the consensus (or at
> > least, what David said) was that we weren't going to use one in the end.
> I second that. In my opinion it is worth to consider to think about a
> suckless shell, but that is definitely a beast which does not belong in
> sbase but would need to be a project on its own.

I think mksh fills the gap nicely here. We already have some hardcore
tools in the TODO that need to be done (awk, sed, etc.) writing and maintaining
a shell is too much effort for the current manpower.

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