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Re: Burn Testing
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: Burn Testing
- From: hellsop_(_at_)_ninehells_(_dot_)_com
- Date: Thu, 26 May 2005 14:44:01 -0500
- Mail-followup-to: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Reply-to: hellsop_(_at_)_ninehells_(_dot_)_com
On Thu, May 26, 2005 at 07:09:21PM +0100, Gaby vanhegan wrote:
> On 26 May 2005, at 18:27, Oliver J. Morais wrote:
> >* Gaby vanhegan <gaby_(_at_)_vanhegan_(_dot_)_net> [050526 17:31]:
> >>>Ouch ;-) for x in `jot 24 1` is better I think ;-)
> >>I tried to use seq, but it wasn't there. Quick to write the numbers
> >>than search the man page...
> >/usr/ports/misc/sh-utils if you want (g)seq, but jot is fine.
> So, why is there no seq in OpenBSD? I can see that jot fills the gap
> nicely, and I presume it takes the functionality of some other old gnu
> apps also?
I'd guess from the (g) prefix that it's a licensing issue.
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