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Re: Proposed new POSIX sh policy

On Sun, Nov 12, 2006 at 01:51:18PM +0100, David Weinehall wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 11, 2006 at 11:10:52PM -0600, Manoj Srivastava wrote:

> >         It is my opinion that we  would be better off dumping this
> >  whole shell specification thing in policy, standardizing on bash, and
> >  let it go.

> You know, people base embedded systems on Debian.  And as long as the
> ballpark of all initscripts are written in POSIX shell, it's really easy

There's also the people on desktop systems who find that other /bin/sh
implementations offer enough of a performance win to be worth using for
scripts, even though they still use bash interactively.

"You grabbed my hand and we fell into it, like a daydream - or a fever."

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