Re: Switching the default /bin/sh to dash
On Thu, Jun 25, 2009 at 03:42:28PM +0200, Gilles Filippini wrote:
> > 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.
> Is there any rational for not using the Debian alternatives method?
We tried that already 10 years ago. Have a look at this thread:
The relevant bash version was
bash (2.02.1-1.8) unstable; urgency=low
* Applied Anthonies patch and recompiled as the libc5 version did
not compile for him (closes: #34717, #43050, #43096, #10699).
* Bumped the version number of libreadline and recompiled,
hopefully in time before the dinstall run ;)
-- Torsten Landschoff <email@example.com> Sat, 18 Sep 1999 19:26:20 +0200
Believe me, using update-alternatives to manage /bin/sh will get you many
emails from annoyed users. I think I got around 1000 hate emails on a