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> I was reading an online publication a minute ago and the author said
> that he had been messing about with an "adventure shell". He
> installed it and ran it instead of bash or ksh or whatever he was
>> Has anyone here used an adventure shell with linux?
Have a look at http://linuxmafia.com/pub/linux/system/ , and that
directory's catalogue, "00index.txt".
To the best of my knowledge, one John Coker code the original advsh in
the 1980s in C, and maintained it until 1988. Unfortunately, that means
the source is now so antiquated that it won't build on any modern Unix
until someone puts in some _serious_ time rewriting it. Nobody has so
far seen fit to do so.
In the mid '80s, Doug Gwyn reimplemented Adventure Shell in Bourne Shell
script. This more or less works on modern Linux systems. You'll find
it in the same directory.
Also of likely interest (and likewise in that directory): The psDoom
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