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Re: Switching /bin/sh to dash (part two)

On Tue, Jul 21 2009, Giacomo A. Catenazzi wrote:

> but policy recommend not to use bash features on scripts (10.3),

        That happens to be not what policy actually says.

> and the availability of a POSIX-shell (with few extension) is
> already provided by policy (still 10.3), thus no need to add
> package dependencies.

        Unless you happen to use features of a package that been
 essential forever (in Debian years). And all policy says is that you
 have the magic #!/bin/bash at top.


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