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Re: Portable equivalent of "type -p"?

On Mon, Feb 09, 1998 at 10:00:51PM -0500, Adam P. Harris wrote:

> Which doesn't work with 'ash', of course.

That's irrelevant. If a script doesn't work on ash but is posix compliant,
that's a bug in ash. There's no policy requirement for scripts to work with
ash, only with posix shells.

> 'ash' isn't really a very good / bin/sh, if by /bin/sh we mean a POSIX
> 1003.2 compliant shell.  I almost think you'd do better with bash invoked
> as 'sh'.

Debian do use bash by default.

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