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Old 10-02-2004
a small problem

hey there

i kinda have a small/big problem. i have created a 'small' version of a shell that only accepts ls comamnds. my problem is that when i compiled the program and got it to work, i deleted the .c file from which the shell was created. but now, i would like to do some more work on the shell but stupidly enough dont have the .c file. so is there a way that i could somehow get the .c file from the shell program. if anyone could help, i would appreciate it very much

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Old 10-02-2004
You may be able to get something out of the program by using the strings command.

useage:
strings <filename>
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Old 10-07-2004
And now you understand why it is critical to make backups and use source control e.g. RCS, SCCS or CVS in Unix.

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