[TUHS] ksh88 source code?

Rico Pajarola rp at servium.ch
Wed Dec 23 13:30:17 AEST 2020

there's a plain ksh88 in here:

The open sourced Solaris 8 tarball contains ksh88i

I'm sure there's more ;)

But what a shame that the 1985ish ksh got lost.

On Tue, Dec 22, 2020 at 2:44 PM Warren Toomey <wkt at tuhs.org> wrote:

> Hi all, I received an e-mail looking for the ksh-88 source code. A quick
> search for it on-line doesn't reveal it. Does anybody have a copy?
> Cheers, Warren
> Original e-mail:
>    I recently built a PiDP11 and have been enjoying going back in time
>    to 2.11BSD..  I was at UC Davis in the the early 1980's and we had
>    a few PDP-11/70's running 2.8/2.9 BSD. Back then we reached out to
>    David Korn and he sent us the source for KSH -- this would have been
>    in 1985ish if I remember, and we compiled it for 2.9 & 4.1BSD, Xenix,
>    and some other variants that used K&R C.  It may have been what was
>    later called ksh88.  I wish I still had the files from then..
>    I was wondering if you might know if there's an older version like this
>    or one that's been ported for 2.11BSD?
>    Many thanks,
>    Joe
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://minnie.tuhs.org/pipermail/tuhs/attachments/20201222/79a2de1f/attachment.htm>

More information about the TUHS mailing list