Bug#860545: debootstrap fails to locate xzcat if the default shell is set to posh
On 2017-04-18 15:52 +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> On Tue, 2017-04-18 at 16:33 +0200, Sven Joachim wrote:
>> On 2017-04-18 14:52 +0100, Steve McIntyre wrote:
>> > Just tested this - it appears that posh doesn't include "type", which
>> > is what debootstrap is using to check what's available. I don't
>> > personally know if "type" is a hard requirement in a posix shell here.
>> It's not.
> No? I noticed the SUS page describing 'type' has an '[XSI]' next to
> the name; does that indicate that it's optional?
Yes, XSI extensions are not mandatory, therefore posh does not implement
it. See #397601.