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comment What does `init [2]` mean in the COMMAND column of ps?
Much better :-)
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revised What does `init [2]` mean in the COMMAND column of ps?
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wiki created libedit description
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wiki created libedit excerpt
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revised Command-line editing and wrapping
OP confirmed it's using libedit, not readline.
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comment Command-line editing and wrapping
It might help to compare the output of infocmp on OS/X and Ubuntu. What's $TERM? Does it work better with TERM=Apple_Terminal?
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comment Command-line editing and wrapping
OK, I stand corrected, so what is it for you (I suppose if bash works, it's probably not readline)? ldd /usr/lib/postgresql/*/bin/psql | grep -e libedit -e readline
Aug
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comment Command-line editing and wrapping
psql uses libedit (a BSD thing, ironic that it wouldn't work on OS/X), not readline (a GNU thing).
Aug
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comment why is EXPORT PS1 in my .profile getting clobbered?
is $ENV set ?
Aug
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revised Network statistics on linux
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Aug
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revised How to disable a shell keyword?
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Aug
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comment How to disable a shell keyword?
@Radu, Yes, as I said in the initial version of the answer (before somebody edited that away), stupid answer to a stupid question. If you want to disable the keyword, see my other answer.
Aug
5
comment regarding portable sed -e… d b or ! b?
In any case, the POSIX spec for sed is very unclear to me. I've requested clarifications a few times in the past, but I don't think it was updated as a result. A good test is to try with the heirloom toolchest (Solaris one, derived from the original and which the POSIX spec is largely based on).
Aug
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comment regarding portable sed -e… d b or ! b?
Well because b;h;n;G;P;D branches to the ;h;n;G;P;D label. What do you mean?
Aug
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comment regarding portable sed -e… d b or ! b?
With b;n;:b, you're branching to the label called ";n;:b" in historical and POSIX seds (and GNU sed is not in that regards).
Aug
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comment How does Linux verify the login password?
Linux in a kernel found on many very different operating systems, it doesn't deal with user passwords. Please specify the Linux-based operating system you're talking about (Debian, Android, ChromeOS, Fedora, OpenWRT...). Only some systems (and only in some deployments) use /etc/passwd,shadow to store user information
Aug
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revised Parsing arbitrary natural language dates under BSD
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revised Parsing arbitrary natural language dates under BSD
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comment Pass a command to ROOT from a shell script and having it stay open
@Vesnog, Yes, in place of your root -l SummerStd_140PU_NM1_his.root << EOF...
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revised Parsing arbitrary natural language dates under BSD
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