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SubjectRe: Linux 2.2.19pre3
On Fri, 22 Dec 2000, Alan Cox wrote:

> > > why 'standard' Unix/sell/executable commands keep getting changed
> > > to GNUisms in distributions.
> >
> > I've been asking that question ever since most popular distributions
> > started putting a copy of bash in /bin/sh.
>
> And which of the versions of 'which' would you rather people had. Do you want
> csh behaviour, tcsh behaviour, which non builtin BSD behaviour, which as alias
> trick behaviour, which as ksh behaviour..
>
> There is no standard which command.
>

Which which would which which if which would which which? Perhaps
which would which kwhich when it whiches which. However, many
which which which would prefer that which not which any which
but be left as an alias.

Seasons Greetings!


Cheers,
Dick Johnson

Penguin : Linux version 2.4.0 on an i686 machine (799.54 BogoMips).

"Memory is like gasoline. You use it up when you are running. Of
course you get it all back when you reboot..."; Actual explanation
obtained from the Micro$oft help desk.


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