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Re: dash bug which is affecting release goal

On Sun, 2008-02-10 at 22:11 +0000, brian m. carlson wrote:
> As far as I can tell, /usr/bin/test and /usr/bin/[ are completely 
> useless, because none of bash, dash, posh, or zsh use them.  Maybe
> pdksh 
> does, but that's pretty much the list of shells that could be coerced 
> into being /bin/sh.  I propose we remove those executables from 
> coreutils if it turns out that they are never executed.

As far as I know, test and [ are infact required to be executables.
POSIX says so. I'm .. beyond words right now at this paragraph.

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