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Re: [EVEN MORE OFFTOPIC] Re: /etc/shells management



On Tue, Sep 09, 2003 at 08:51:16AM -0500, Steve Greenland wrote:
> On 09-Sep-03, 00:18 (CDT), Bob Proulx <bob@proulx.com> wrote: 
> > See my other posting for a real world example of this particular
> > construct which fails on a shell on a commercial system which claims
> > to be a POSIX shell.
> 
> Just to nitpick, I don't think that Sun claims /bin/sh is a POSIX. At
> least in Solaris 8 (I don't have a 9 system handy), it's not even close.
> One has to /usr/xpg4/bin/sh to get POSIX.

I'm not sure that anything other than recent Debian claims /bin/sh is
a POSIX shell. That always seemed like a somewhat silly idea to me.

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