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Re: Debian on the Sharp Zaurus/SL-5xxx

On Sun, 16 Jun 2002 14:54:15 -0500 (CDT)
"Adam Heath" <doogie@debian.org> wrote:

> > > bash
> > A shell is essential, but why cant ash be used instead of bash, maybe
> > it should be a virtual package.
> Because certain maintainer scripts use bash directly, instead of ash.  I
> suppose that would could disallow that for embedded devices, but it
> could cause problems.

hmm, i was under the impression maintainer scripts were supposed to target
/bin/sh which is POSIX compatable, but on rechecking policy (Section 11.4)
/bin/bash can be used.


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