Re: dash bug which is affecting release goal
On Mon, Feb 11, 2008 at 02:48:33AM -0800, Mike Bird wrote:
> Release notes do not offset the millions of person-hours needed to review
> and maybe-rewrite and retest the millions of tiny shell scripts that have
> been written and tested by millions of Debian users with no thought to the
> possible consequences of subsequent changes to /bin/sh.
How many million person-hours does it really need to substitute
"#!/bin/sh" by "#!/bin/bash" once per script? That's even easily
scriptable, and I don't see the need for any amount of reviewing and
testing for such simple a bug fix.
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