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[Mingw-msys] [mingw - MSYS] RE: GCC in mounted directories




On Tue, Aug 28, 2012 at 3:30 PM, dmccunney wrote:
>
> Which is why I want to be aware of issues.  Mysy mounts are one such:
> it looks like I ought not to mix Msys tools with others.  The Gnuwin32
> toolset looks like a reasonably good set of the standard command line
> tools.  The fun part is a *nix like shell.  I started using Unix with
> SysVR2 and am an old Korn shell guy, but if it uses the Bourne script
> language and has decent interactive features like command line
> editing, aliases, and functions, I can deal. This means bash, mksh,
> and zsh are usable, but lets out tcsh for anything save occasional
> use.  Back in the MS-DOS days, I used the MKS Toolkit, largely because
> they *had* a good Korn shell port.
>

Bash has decent emulation for standard Bourne shell syntax when named
sh and has some ksh features.
http://web.mit.edu/gnu/doc/html/features_3.html

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