Re: Switching /bin/sh to dash (part two)
"Giacomo A. Catenazzi" <email@example.com> writes:
> But probably for the shell cases it is easier to remove 'essential'
> flag (especially for a minimal nearly POSIX-like shell like dash),
> because the interface of #!/bin/sh is defined in policy (10.3).
Except that every package in Debian that explicitly uses bash has no
declared dependency on bash because it's essential. I think attempting to
go through and add all those dependencies and test would be a huge waste
of time and resources.
Russ Allbery (firstname.lastname@example.org) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>