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Re: Bugs in bash (was: Release-critical Bugreport)

On Sun, May 30, 1999 at 10:13:55AM +0200, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> On May 29, Thomas Quinot <thomas@Cuivre.FR.EU.ORG> wrote:
>  >Why not manage /bin/sh using alternatives? This would seem very natural.
> An hosed system could lose /etc.

Been there, done that.

The system will not boot without /etc anyway. It won't even come as far as
starting a shell.

When you go as far as starting /bin/sh from lilo, you can also start
/bin/bash. Just two more characters to type.


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