[TUHS] Interesting post by Rob Pike in 1985: Shells, features and interaction

Random832 random832 at fastmail.com
Wed Nov 18 08:55:17 AEST 2015


Apparently the 8th Edition shell had the ability to export functions via
the environment.

I'm wondering - were there (are there?) any other shells other than bash
that picked up this feature? How was it implemented, considering this
was the cause of the "Shellshock" vulnerability?

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