This subsection describes the many symbols peculiar to the Bourne and Korn shell. The topics are arranged as follows:
4.2.1 Special Files
4.2.2 Filename Metacharacters
In the Korn shell:
Quoting disables a character's special meaning and allows it to be used literally, as itself. The following characters have special meaning to the Bourne and Korn shells:
The characters below can be used for quoting:
4.2.4 Command Forms
4.2.5 Redirection Forms
The usual input source or output destination can be changed as follows:
22.214.171.124 Simple Redirection
126.96.36.199 Redirection Using File Descriptors
188.8.131.52 Multiple Redirection
No space should appear between file descriptors and a redirection symbol; spacing is optional in the other cases.
To redirect standard output to standard error:
The following command will send output (files found) to filelist and send error messages (inaccessible files) to file no_access :
Coprocesses are a feature of the Korn shell only.