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Re: /bin/ksh as a default POSIX shell



> Sean 'Shaleh' Perry <shaleh@valinux.com> wrote:
> 
> > On 29-Aug-2000 Miros/law `Jubal' Baran wrote:
> >> 
> >> Isn't /bin/ash POSIX compliant?
> >> 
> 
> > I run ash as my /bin/sh.  As for its compliance, I am not certain and no one
> > will claim it being fullly compliant.
> 
> AFAIK ash is as complaint as bash (in fact at the moment it handles
> functions right while bash doesn't).  If you can come up with any
> violations I'd love to hear from you.

It parses command line -en different from bash. Different getopts ;-)

I envision lots of shell scripts taking a long holiday...


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