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Re: dash bug which is affecting release goal

"brian m. carlson" <sandals@crustytoothpaste.ath.cx> writes:

> The standard posh follows is Debian Policy.  If you change Policy, I am
> pretty sure that posh will follow[0].  Policy currently specifies a set
> of features that are required above and beyond minimal POSIX standards
> (echo -n).
> Note that people often like to use local, so if that's something that
> people think should be implemented[1], then you might want to add that
> to the list as well.  IMHO, all five of the shells listed above should
> be able to be used successfully as /bin/sh.

Policy already says that any shell interpretor installed as /bin/sh may be
assumed to support local and test -a/-o.  See Policy 10.4.

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

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