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Re: /bin/sh - /bin/bash

Richard Kilgore <rkilgore@ece.utexas.edu> writes:

> 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.

That was a bug in bash 2.0, and it's been fixed in 2.01.  bash would
interpret ((foo);bar) as a bad arithmetic substitution.


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