./shells/bash, The GNU Bourne Again Shell

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Branch: pkgsrc-2011Q1, Version: 4.2, Package name: bash-4.2, Maintainer: wiz

Bash is an sh-compatible shell that incorporates useful features from
the Korn shell (ksh) and C shell (csh). It is intended to conform to
the IEEE POSIX P1003.2/ISO 9945.2 Shell and Tools standard.

It offers functional improvements over sh for both programming and
interactive use; these include command line editing, unlimited size
command history, job control, shell functions and aliases, indexed
arrays of unlimited size, and integer arithmetic in any base from two
to sixty-four. In addition, most sh scripts can be run by Bash without

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