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Re: bashisms in init scripts

On Friday 12 of August 2005 10:41, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> [Piotr Roszatycki]
> > I've tried to replace /bin/sh with /bin/posh and it was completly
> > disaster.
> Did the same happen using /bin/dash as /bin/sh?  I believe it is
> comparable in size with posh.

No, dash works better. The problematic commands was 'test -a', 'test -o' and 
'local'. Perhaps more. The system didn't up at all so I couldn't test enough.

> Talking about embedded systems, did you try to use busybox /bin/sh?
> Did it work?  It could save even more space on an embedded
> installation.


The busybox doesn't provide sh applet.

 .''`.    Piotr Roszatycki, Netia SA
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