Re: /bin/sh diversions
On Wed, 01 Aug 2007, Thorsten Glaser wrote:
> Henrique de Moraes Holschuh dixit:
> >There is just too much crap out there that thinks /bin/sh is bash.
> Not in Debian ??? /bin/sh scripts must be POSIX compliant and not use
No, not in Debian.
But in practice, if many people can't change that away from bash because all
sort of *broken* local scripts, and 3rd-party scripts croak, you gain
OTOH, specifically using something else than /bin/sh for a fast
POSIX-with-the-extensions-Debian-mandates shell (i.e. forget posh, but dash
is good) does NOT need /bin/sh to point to it, so it can't trip on such
issues caused by external factors outside of Debian's control.
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