Re: POSIX shell; bash ash pdksh & /bin/sh
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On Thu, 6 Aug 1998, Raul Miller wrote:
> I agree that bash is less than a perfect implementation of /bin/sh,
> I agree that it would be nice to have a standard and allow any shell
> which meets that standard be /bin/sh,
> I agree that the backwards compatibility problem can be licked: it
> is possible to migrate from our current configuration to one where
> bash is but one possibility of many.
> I do NOT agree that we're ready to do that yet.
And nobody agrees that we are ready to do that yet, Raul.
I will repeat: We are talking (see my very first post) for the day there
is a proven and well tested alternative to /bin/sh.
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