Re: Switching /bin/sh to dash (part two)
On Mon, 20 Jul 2009, Mike Hommey wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 20, 2009 at 10:58:02AM +0200, Kurt Roeckx <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Is there a reason why we're not using the alternatives system for
> > this and let both bash and dash set that up, and then have dash's
> > priority lower than bash?
Why lower if we want dash to be the default?
> Because the alternatives system can leave dangling symlinks in various
> cases. And guess what happens when /bin/sh is a dangling symlink.
Well, it has gotten better in that regard but I would still not advise to
use it for /bin/sh.