[TUHS] xargs - where from?

Sven Mascheck mascheck at in-ulm.de
Wed Feb 27 13:27:22 AEST 2013

On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 05:54:33PM -0800, Mary Ann Horton wrote:
> My recollection (supported by my 1990 book) is that xargs came from
> PWB for use with the Mashey shell, before we had the `command`
> construct.

oh indeed, PWB/UNIX 1.0, here's even some source:


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