Re: Switching /bin/sh to dash without dash essential
Steve Langasek <email@example.com> writes:
> What's the advantage of having it be zsh? Is zsh faster than dash? Or
> is the only savings the elimination of the 84k dash binary from /bin?
zsh has also historically been fairly buggy in corner cases as /bin/sh and
requires explicit commands to make it Bourne-compatible. Autoconf has had
to add a bunch of workarounds for zsh as sh that I'm sure most of our
shell scripts don't have.
Russ Allbery (firstname.lastname@example.org) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>