[Tcsh] tcsh on Z/OS

Christos Zoulas christos at zoulas.com
Tue Oct 1 23:59:50 UTC 2019

The question is why is it not supported and what can we do to fix it...
I.e. how does it fail to build?


> On Oct 1, 2019, at 9:57 AM, H.Merijn Brand <h.m.brand at xs4all.nl> wrote:
> Signed PGP part
> What is the current preferred way of feedback and questions?
> I got a bounce on "TCSH Development Team" <tcsh at mx.gw.com>
> Is tcsh at astron.com current? (then I will re-subscribe)
> I now have access to a z/OS (os390 EBCDIC) system and it comes with a
> tcsh \o/ \o/ \o/ (the only other available sh is the default /bin/sh,
> probably a POSIX-ish sh: no bash, no ksh, no zsh)
> But the version available is "just" a 6.08.02
> version tcsh 6.08.02 (Astron) 1998-11-24 (z/OS-ibm-posix) options 8b,nls,bye,al,kan,sm,ng,nd,dspm
> I sure like some of the newer features
> I copies the sources of 6.21.00 over to the system, only to find out it
> is not supported anymore.
> What was the last tcsh version that supported os390?
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