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Old 03-14-2005, 07:51 PM   #1
soylentgreen
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BASH 2000 (windoze 2000 that is), or how i fell in love with the atomic bomb


k.. so im sitting here at work.. win2k.. in a
Code:
cmd
window.. and i accidentally did
Code:
ls
instead ov
Code:
dir
it worked.. neat.

so i was like.. hrm.. what about
Code:
ls -l
yup..

how about
Code:
ls -l|grep log
roger that

so i got crazy.. did..
Code:
cat super.log|grep xyz
and some
Code:
chmod g+w super.log
and it all worked...

so who let M$ into the BASH barn, and why didn't anyone tell me!?

stupid, i know.. just found it interesting.
 
Old 03-14-2005, 10:48 PM   #2
scuzzman
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Code:
Microsoft Windows 2000 [Version 5.00.2195]
(C) Copyright 1985-2000 Microsoft Corp.

H:\>ls
'ls' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
operable program or batch file.

H:\>chmod
'chmod' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
operable program or batch file.

H:\>grep
'grep' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
operable program or batch file.

H:\>ls -l
'ls' is not recognized as an internal or external command,
operable program or batch file.

H:\>echo doesnt seem to be working for me
doesnt seem to be working for me

H:\>
 
Old 03-14-2005, 11:23 PM   #3
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It is likely your work requires some software which expects a Unix-type environment. So you probably have cygwin or its equivalent installed.

None of those things would work on a stock Win2k install (as pointed out before this post).
 
  


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