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Re: Bash 2.0 Problems

> > What was the end result of the bash 2.0 discussion?
> More or less: (Guy, correct me if this is wrong).
> bash 2.0 goes to unstable. It replaces current bash and there is no
> /bin/bash2. Only this way bugs can be reported and fixed. That's what
> unstable is for.
> But: Since there is no warranted procedure that dselect installs bash
> after the new packages it broke (i.e. no Breaks: field), we might
> want to restore bash 1.14.7 in the last minute before Debian 1.3 (or
> better: one week before).

My feeling is to release 1.3 with the older version of bash and let
bash 2.0 mature a bit longer for acceptance into the next release.

Comments?  What benefits does bash2 give over the older bash?

                                 ( bcwhite@verisim.com )
    In theory, theory and practice are the same.  In practice, they're not.

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