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Re: Smallest Unix Shell

Article: 8785 of alt.hackers
From: (Reijo Kalvas)
Newsgroups: alt.hackers
Subject: Re: Smallest Unix Shell
Date: 26 Sep 1995 23:01:49 +0200
Organization: University of Tampere, Finland
Lines: 22
Sender: (Teemu Kalvas, today)
Approved: me@here
Distribution: world
Message-ID: 449pnt$
Status: RO

In article <43q9vk$>,
Warren Toomey <> wrote:
>ObHack: A challenge with a friend to come up with the smallest
>Unix shell in C.
>Here's the results, the smallest being 123 characters (124 with a \n):



38 characters and breaks probably all rules.  Well, this is
alt.hackers, eh?  ctrl-d exits.

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Extremely good .sig

Teemu (not my dad, whose account this is)


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