Re: Proposed new POSIX sh policy, version two
Hubert Chan <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On 23 Nov 2006 22:40:01 +0200, Jari Aalto <email@example.com> said:
> > My point. If there is explicit "Depends: bash", then someone can post
> > a patch to provide alternative solution to a person who may not know
> > alternative constructs (having learned only bashism).
> Sorry, but I don't understand what you're trying to do here. Can you
> please explain what dependencies have to do with wishlist bugreports?
"Depends:" make dependency visible, whereas filing a wishlist is
usually result of someone by accident finding the script to include
bashism. He may offer a patch to convert those constructs to standard
It's easier to eyeball packages that explicitly announce "bash".
Those could be put to a stress test through:
If someone feels up to.