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Using Korn shell commands in scripts running under the bash shell

19th May 2007

This is actually a fairly simple one: just prefix the relevant command with "ksh" like below (in the example below, bash won’t know what to do with the print command otherwise):

ksh print "Hello, world!"

It’s also useful for running Korn shell scripts under the bash shell as well.

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