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

On Sat, 2008-02-09 at 16:39 -0800, Russ Allbery wrote:
> Raphael Geissert <atomo64+debian@gmail.com> writes:
> > Atm, checkbashisms only complains with this:
> >
> >> _From_: bashisms-amd64-2.10.15/libtool_1.5.26-1_amd64.deb
> >> possible bashism in ./usr/bin/libtool line 1218 (trap with signal
> > numbers):
> >>     trap "$run $rm $removelist; exit $EXIT_FAILURE" 1 2 15
> This one is somewhat arguable.  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.

That check was recently added during the lintian <-> checkbashisms sync.
If the feeling is that its incorrect, it should probably be removed from
lintian as well.


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