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Old 01-30-2010
Download AT&T ksh88 ?

Hello,

I need ksh88 for my linux system - and I don't want pdksh.
Possible to get original ksh 88 binaries or source ?
(I don't need ksh93 which is available)

thanks
Vilius
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Old 01-30-2010
Hi.

Would this excerpt from an interview with David Korn convince you otherwise about pdksh?
Quote:
Question 3) pdksh...
by mirko (mirko@myfamilyname.org)

Do you collaborate (or plan to) with the pdksh development team ?

Korn: I don't know the pdksh development team but I would like to thank them for the service they have done in making a version of ksh available while ksh was proprietary. I have noticed remarkable improvements in pdksh in its ability to mimic ksh88 functionality. I don't know what plans the pdksh development team has now that ksh93 is available in open source form, but I certainly would help them try to maintain compatibility if they do continue pdksh distribution. Otherwise, I would hope that they would pick up the ksh93 source and help support and enhance it.

-- more at Slashdot | David Korn Tells All (from about 10 yars ago)
Best wishes ... cheers, drl

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