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Re: /bin/sh diversions

Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org> writes:
> On Wed, Aug 01, 2007 at 01:44:11PM -0700, Russ Allbery wrote:

>> Can we create the symlink in the postinst of base-files or something
>> else equally core, but only on initial installation or if the symlink
>> is missing?

> As long as the postinst of base-files doesn't have #!/bin/sh at the top,
> I guess? :-)

Right, it could use #!/bin/dash or #!/bin/bash as appropriate.  Hm, that
may generally be a problem for all essential packages, though, if the
symlink isn't guaranteed to be present early enough in a bootstrap.

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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