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

On Fri, Jul 24, 2009 at 06:39:53PM +0200, Giacomo Catenazzi wrote:

> BTW it seems that all previous tries to remove the bug in bash failed.

Actually it's not a bug in bash at all. The bug is the combined effect
of how bash behaves and how the NSS functionality is implemented inside

AFAIR "fixing" bash would make it incompatible with existing user
scripts. So it would have (almost) all of the drawbacks of the
bash->dash transition without none of the benefits.


     MTA SZTAKI Computer and Automation Research Institute
                Hungarian Academy of Sciences

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