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Which shell support set watch ??????

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As far as I know, this is not a special variable in any of the shells. However, it looks like a debugger command (dbx?) to set a watch point on a variable in a program so that every time it changes, its new value (and sometimes its old value) is output.
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tcsh has set watch to check for login/logout activity
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Is there any other shell support set watch ??????

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