Re: closer: ash and dselect/apt problem
>>>>> "Manoj" == Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com> writes:
Raul> Bash lets you read without specifying a variable to hold the
Raul> result, ash does not. I don't know which behavior is posix.
Manoj> Hmm. As I read it, the standard seems to require at
Manoj> least one operand, var; so in this case ash is strictly
Manoj> correct; however, bash is the better candidate for /bin/sh,
Manoj> since it is more accomodating. Be generous in what you
Manoj> accept ...
Manoj> We should get apt's scripts fixed not to depend on the
Manoj> bashism; just change read to read ans all over. Do I need
Manoj> to file a formal bug report on apt?
I've fixed this just now in CVS, so no, you don't need to :)
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