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Date: Fri, 6 May 2011 20:28:07 -0600
From: RB <>
Subject: Re: Added a john 'testing suite' to the patch page

On Fri, May 6, 2011 at 18:17, JimF <> wrote:
> I built this under solaris (and winbloze), but in my .profile I think I have
> ./ added to the path.

Dangerous.  I hope you're not running as root with './' in your path.

> as for ksh, I use that all the time under solaris and free/openbsd.  Guess
> it is always there on systems i use.

I'm not aware of pdksh being installed by default on *BSD, but I don't
deal with them day-to-day.  The defacto portable standard for writing
shell scripts is the Bourne shell, /bin/sh.  It's not perfect, but
it's there for every UNIX I've had to script against, including SVR4.

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