Re: Switching /bin/sh to dash without dash essential
Frans Pop <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Philipp Kern wrote:
>> On 2009-07-23, Frans Pop <email@example.com> wrote:
>>> In addition all shells supported as defaults would need to be included
>>> on CD images. And the selected shell would of course have to be set as
>>> the default for new users.
>> Strike the "of course". If I want my users to have zsh as a default
>> that's different from the question where I want to point my /bin/sh to.
> You're correct of course. If we want to go this way there should be two
> questions: one for the system shell to use and one for the default user
> shell, each with per-arch defaults.
> From the discussion there seem to be three groups:
> - embedded: want to have only a single, lightweight shell installed for
> both system and users;
> - generic: want a fast system shell, but a more powerful shell for users;
> - conservative: don't want to run any risk with script incompatibilities
> and thus want to have the same, powerful shell for system and users.
> It seems to me all three are valid.
Hear hear. That sums it up nicely.