Re: Several reasons why debian should not use bash for /bin/sh
>>"Shaleh" == Shaleh <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Shaleh> A configure script from a program I downloaded
Shaleh> called /bin/sh, yet it declared a function. To my knowledge
Shaleh> bourne does not support functions. Changing the #! line to
Shaleh> call bash instead worked.
Functions are supported by POSIX. I think POSIX compliance is
critical; and hence ash does not cut it as a /bin/sh replacement.
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