Bug#994275: Draft resolution for reverting changes in debianutils
On Mon, Oct 18, 2021 at 11:28:52AM +0200, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> There have been other reports of failures due to the message on stderr,
> autopkgtest is not the only one (wookey mentionned a build failure).
> In any case, a message saying that which is deprecated when in fact
> `which` will stay around (but maintained in another packages) is not
I'm even considering a MBF to go the _other_ way: change all but most
obviously correct uses of `command -v` to `which`. The former is a footgun
when a shell has extra builtins -- and eg. busybox sh has the world builtin.
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