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The two widely used variants of ash nowadays are dash, which has a repository on, and the Busybox ash, which has its own repository. The Almquist Shell variants page lists many variants and provides links to their source code, including the original post on Usenet.


The ash sources do not exist as a downloadable portable entity. They only seem to exist in BSD specific trees that do not compile elsewhere. Dash seems to be easy to find. Search for dash-0.5.8.tar.gz. One of the results is:

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