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

Brantley Coile brantleycoile at me.com
Wed Nov 18 10:50:36 AEST 2015

Tom Duff's shell, rc, exports the functions as variables as well. You can find it in the Plan 9 Ports utilities. Byron Rakitzis also write a version of rc.

> On Nov 17, 2015, at 5:55 PM, Random832 <random832 at fastmail.com> wrote:
> https://groups.google.com/d/msg/net.unix/Cya18ywIebk/2SI8HrSciyYJ
> 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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