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Re: dash bug which is affecting release goal

On Sun, 2008-02-10 at 21:10 -0600, Raphael Geissert wrote:
> > On Sun, 2008-02-10 at 18:12 -0800, Mike Bird wrote:
> > 
> >> This applies to everything from tarballs of packages which are not yet
> >> in Debian to the dozens of tiny custom scripts that everyone has for
> >> backups or nagios extensions or adding users or emptying cameras etc etc.
> > 
> > Yes, that's right.
> > 
> > I think the idea of making dash the default /bin/sh is sure to be a
> > disaster.  But I have no power in that regard.  I can only hope I'm
> > wrong.
> FYI Ubuntu already made the switch some time ago and they have all of the
> packages from unstable + some more. 
> By filling bug reports I try to reduce the impact of making the move that in
> theory should be more than safe (except for two or three known bugs on
> dash).

I think you're ignoring Mike Bird's concern.  What about custom scripts,
non-Debian things, user-written scripts, etc.?


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