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Old 02-16-2003, 09:41 AM   #1
ramu_ak
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bash's source code


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I wanna know if it is possible to see the source code of bash. i did not find it /usr/src/linux/ directory. i could find the actual kernel but i couldn't find the shell source code. Actually i want to know how shell preprocesses the command like ls x* before actually "exec"ing the actual program. plz help me out
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Old 02-16-2003, 09:54 AM   #2
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As bash is GPL every distro that uses bash (and who doesn't?) has to provide the source code. How and where depends on your distro. But you could always look at www.gnu.org - there should be a link where you can download the source code.
 
Old 02-16-2003, 07:06 PM   #3
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first result on google
http://www.gnu.org/software/bash/bas...TOCdownloading
 
  


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