[nycbug-talk] using tcsh

Marc Spitzer mspitze1
Sat Aug 28 22:34:13 EDT 2004

On Sat, 28 Aug 2004 19:37:54 -0400
George Georgalis <george at galis.org> wrote:

> Well, before I share my opinion, I'm learning tcsh because that is the
> default shell on systems I may or may not have control of...
> That said, I'm pleasantly surprised at the tcsh options available even
> if they aren't enabled by default; compared to my bash experience. But
> things like directing stderr and stdout to separate places I guess
> will always be problematic, I guess sh will be easiest for me to use
> in scripts.
> In any event, figuring out how to use ~/.history is a RPITA, and why
> on earth would a ~/.history file ever be executed?!?!  per man:

Its a *feature*.  Flippen stupid one, but a feature none the less.


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