Re: Proposed new POSIX sh policy, version two
On Fri November 24 2006 13:15, Thomas Bushnell BSG wrote:
> Instead of focusing and hammering again and again on /bin/sh, why not
> instead ask maintainers to do #!/bin/dash?
because bash offers a larger superset of sh features than dash, and "sh"
is a standard part of System V-like unix systems like Linux
> There may well be advantages to dash for this or that application.
> So then, maintainers should be encouraged to use it. The best way,
> of course, is #!/bin/dash.
and stop using "sh" altogether, or should the www.emdebian.org people
fork the entire distribution?