Re: Making init scripts use dash
On Thu, May 18, 2006 at 10:38:08PM +0200, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> "Margarita Manterola" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > During some tests I've performed, I've found that making the init
> > scripts run with dash as default shell instead of bash makes the boot
> > time a 10% faster (6 seconds in a 60 second boot).
> > To make this speed up available to everyone, we have 2 main choices:
> > 1. Make /bin/sh point to /bin/dash
> That would mean having 2 shells since some scripts need bash. What a
> waste on small systems.
Well, most of those scripts can be fixed quite easily, some require
a bit more work. I hereby promise to help fixing them to the extent
of my capability.
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