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Re: /bin/sh - /bin/bash

On Sep 9, Vincent Renardias wrote
>On Tue, 9 Sep 1997, Christoph Lameter wrote:
>> bash is in the base system and therefore universally available. What is
>> the problem with /bin/bash?
>On slow systems (386, etc...) ash is *much* faster than bash and takes
>much less memory.
>bash is fine overwise...

Last I checked, Netscape fails to spawn external programs when
/bin/sh is set as a link to /bin/bash.  I'm not sure whether this
is a bug in /bin/bash or documented incompatibility, but it's a
pain either way.

   - rick

Richard Kilgore                     |  rkilgore@ece.utexas.edu
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