Re: Comments on the "Changing the default system shell" talk
On Sun, Jul 26 2009, Jonathan Wiltshire wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 26, 2009 at 05:08:20PM +0200, Luk Claes wrote:
>> On upgrades you are asked if you want to have dash as default system
>> shell unless you have dash already installed, then we leave it as
> On my unstable box I received dash a few days ago, because an upload of
> bash started depending on it. After upgrading dash to 0.5.5.1-2.2 today,
> /bin/sh is still bash. Presumably this means unstable users are going to
> have to dpkg-reconfigure dash to get any benifit from this change?
Well, only if you have set your debconf what-do-I-see levels
high. I saw the question the very first time.
> For unstable users, this kinda defeats the point of pushing such a
This is subjective. I am glad that the link was not changed,
which would have broken my system. Err on the side of caution, eh?
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