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Re: List of packages shipping shell scripts with bashisms + MBF proposal

Russ Allbery <rra@debian.org> writes:

> Pure POSIX doesn't allow signal numbers, but the XSI extension
> to POSIX does and dash and posh both support them.  We do not,
> in general, accept XSI extensions, but it's hard to argue
> strongly for excluding a feature that even posh supports.

Is there a good reason that we do not in general accept XSI
extensions?  The ones that I've noticed while reading SUSv3 are
features that I expect a normal Unix system to have.
Ben Pfaff 

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