Re: what options do we have was Re: POSIX shell; bash ash pdksh & /bin/sh
>>"Will" == Will Lowe <harpo@UDel.Edu> writes:
Will> I'll agree that it's good to have a POSIX-compliant shell
Will> around for the sake of compatibility, but who says we can't use
Will> ash as /bin/sh and just keep bash around for compatibility?
No one, as long as ash does provide POSIX shell
Will> Does the posix standard state that the posix-compliant shell
Will> must be accessable via /bin/sh? It'd be nice if the standard
Will> let you call the shell /bin/posixsh or something so that if you
Will> absolutely needed posix features for whatever script you were
Will> writing you could use #!/bin/posixsh ...
IEEE Std. 10003.2-1992
Section 4.56 sh -- Shell, the standard command language inter preter
Nope, no wriggle room there. A POSIX compliant system has a
POSIX shell in /bin/sh.
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