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Re: Switching the default /bin/sh to dash

On 2009-06-25 14:40 +0200, Cyril Brulebois wrote:

> Stefano Zacchiroli <zack@debian.org> (25/06/2009):
>> Still, as a DD, I would like to explicitly switch to dash to help in
>> spotting possible problems. Can you please consider document how to
>> switch? I guess switching the symlink is enough, but an entry in
>> README.Debian saying explicitly so (and possibly documenting extra
>> needed steps) would be nice.
> Note that /bin/sh belonging to the bash package for now, your changing
> the symlink will be forgotten if you ever install another version of
> bash that still has it.

Therefore one has to use dpkg-divert to move this symlink out of the
way, which is achieved most easily by "dpkg-reconfigure dash".


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