Re: Proposed new POSIX sh policy
On Thu, 16 Nov 2006 13:36:47 +0100, Bill Allombert
> On the other hand, it more or less mandates that /bin/sh is
> /bin/bash (because /bin/sh is not a config file, and baring policy
> authorization, users are not supposed to change symlinks in
No. Debian technical policy applies to Debian packages, not to
> his looks like a regression a regression in user choice: I expect
> there are sufficiently many Debian installation where /bin/sh is
> /bin/dash for us to claim that /bin/sh pointing to /bin/dash is a
> supported and tested configuration.
Secondly, policy is not exhaustive in that it tries to pecify
everything that is permissible.
This is the sort of English up with which I will not put. Winston
Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com> <http://www.debian.org/~srivasta/>
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