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Re: Making init scripts use dash

Jeroen van Wolffelaar wrote:
> Of course, all the packages in question must then depend on dash, but
> that's not really a problem IMHO. The only problem I do see is that dash
> currently asks a question upon installation, which I think it should
> simply stop doing so, administrators who want this change can really do
> update-alternatives themselves, the default is IMHO sane (keep bash as
> /bin/sh).

The question does not appear in default installs (it's asked at low
priority) and it's very useful to be able to preseed dash/sh=true

> Your alternative (1) proposal is also more complicated to get done, and
> does not allow users to have bash as /bin/sh

It seems completly trivial to me to change the default value of dash/sh
to true, and this would still allow users to use bash by reconfiguring

see shy jo

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