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Old 18th January 2016
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Originally Posted by ibara View Post
I want to resurrect this to clear up some ambiguities:
Your question isn't at all about xterm--it's about the /bin/sh program on the different BSDs.
I thought this line clarified that I was using the default shells in the respective BSD's
Originally Posted by shep View Post
The following works with the default shell in FreeBSD and NetBSD:

The problem I ran into with the book I purchased is that different syntax specifications for the various shells were scattered all through the book.

Although I have a rough idea about operators, declaring variables and flow, I am not at all facile with OpenBSD's modified Korn shell.
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