Re: Switching /bin/sh to dash (part two)
Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 21 2009, Raphael Geissert wrote:
>> The goal of dropping bash from essential is not to remove bash from the
>> systems (or from Debian), it is about making packages really using it
>> depend on it.
> Can you explain why this added dependency is a good thing, apart
> from creating more work for people?
I'd prefer if this is discussed when the proposal is actually made (not to
mention that I'm not really the person who plans to carry it). But well,
one of the ideas is to avoid having such extra stuff deeply tied to the
core system, i.e. essential.