On Fri, Oct 29, 1999 at 02:22:44PM +0200, Santiago Vila wrote:
> On Fri, 29 Oct 1999, Branden Robinson wrote:
> > It is not ash's job to be a POSIX shell script validation suite.
IMO, ash's primary usefulness is as a POSIX validation shell. the whole
point of it is that it is a minimal, fast, posix sh with no bashisms or
> Well, it is not dpkg's job to be a validation suite for duplicated files
> in Debian packages, however --force-overwrite is turned off by default
> during unstable and everybody agrees this is a good thing.
the only reason i've shut up about the fact that this should be globally
configurable for each system is that apt makes it so: