[TUHS] ksh88 source code?

Efton Collins efton.collins at gmail.com
Wed Dec 23 17:19:13 AEST 2020

here is a link to a ksh version that seems to predate ksh88, msg.c
says "Version 06/03/86a":

I found the link at the bottom of this interesting page:

and this link contains a surprising amount of information on many
shell versions released over the years -

On 12/22/20, Scot Jenkins via TUHS <tuhs at minnie.tuhs.org> wrote:
> 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?
> https://archive.org/details/ATTUNIXSystemVRelease4Version2
> has source for several releases.
> click "show all" on the right under "download options",
> the file sysvr4.tar.bz2 has source for ksh88:
> from cmd/ksh/sh/msg.c:
> msg.c:    MSG e_version = "\n@(#)Version M-11/16/88d\0\n";
> I think this was for x86 PCs.  I haven't tried to build it.
> The date on the files is Jan 25 1993.
> scot

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