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Thu Dec 7 10:45:56 PST 2000
On Wednesday 06 December 2000 17:10, Matthias Benkmann wrote:
> > > What does the 0>&1 in the stty line in the rc script mean?
> > I have wondered that myself as well quite a while. I've tried to find
> > out the meaning of this (it's not a typo unless the original author
> > made this typo when he sent me this script) but have been
> > unsuccessful. Also I don't think that stty line is necesarry and I'm
> > thinking about removing it all together
> Passing on weird legacy from generation to generation seems to be part
> of the Unix experience :-)
I was mucking around in the init scripts that I have saved from various
distros and saw this in the Caldera /etc/rc.d/rc script:
# Set onlcr to avoid staircase effect.
stty onlcr 0>&1
Weird... It's beyond me, but maybe the above quote will give hint what
it's for. :)
> Objectivity is just collective subjectivity.
Oh the great ponderables... Interesting idea. ;-/
"Computers don't make mistakes, but they do execute your mistakes
with extreme precision."
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