Re: readline in rc

From: Rob Savoye <>
Date: Wed Feb 09 1994 - 08:05:08 PST

       From: Dave Hudson <>
       Subject: Re: readline in rc

> I use ash (from bsd) on my Linux boot floppies - it's quite small at around
> 62k and has about 500k sources. The only thing I've found is that it has a
> nasty habit of locking up every now and then (this could be a Linux
> problem). Generally it's pretty robust (although I miss not having a
> command line editor)

  I was just hoping to use a shell to bootstrap all the GNU shell and file
utils to be self-hosting. Then I could hopefully get bash to compile, and
then be able to configure gcc and gdb.

        - rob -
Received on Wed Feb 9 09:06:13 1994

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