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Re: bashims in debian/rules

Previously Ian Jackson wrote:
> Simon Kagedal:
> > [someone Simon does not identify:]
> > > So it's a good thing not rely on fixed paths for programs. I like the
> > > suggestion for SHELL=`which bash` very much.

[.. snip..]
> Also, I'm not sure I'd trust `which' so much.  `which' &co frequently
> have odd behaviours, and the user might have a `which' script which
> doesn't something different.

And some systems don't have `which'. Using `which: Command not found'
as a shell is not very usefull :)


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