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Re: Proposed new POSIX sh policy, version two

David Weinehall <tao@debian.org> writes:

> On Thu, Nov 23, 2006 at 07:09:49PM +0100, Steinar H. Gunderson wrote:
> Now the choice of 464kB or 4528kB on a desktop where you're actually
> using the shell for interactive things is probably not a big deal,
> personally I'd never use dash, posh, or busybox (except for rescue
> purposes)  on a desktop (or server, for that matter) other than for
> scripts.

Actually it is. In desktop (low memory PC; 64M or less), you open
several terminals to work efficiently. It's quite natural to have
10-20 open.

Count 20 x bash against some other alternative shell and the
consumed memory becomes apparent.


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