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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?

- Bruce

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