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Re: Moving bash from essential/required to important?

On 04/04/2011 09:32 PM, Lars Wirzenius wrote:
> On ma, 2011-04-04 at 19:43 +0100, Roger Leigh wrote:

>> However, there have got to be hundreds of packages using bash
>> without a dependency.  Do we have any information on the
>> affected packages (i.e. all those with a #!/bin/bash shebang in any
>> provided executable scripts)?
> I happened to have access to a idle-ish fastish machine with a fresh-ish
> Debian mirror, so I wrote a script to unpack all binaries (for sid/main
> amd64), and then another script to grep for bash scripts (actually a
> pair of scripts). With these scripts, I got a list of files that start
> with #!/bin/bash. There are 1783 files in the list, in 543 packages. 

Does this include the instances of maintainer scripts (postinst etc)? I
guess it will be even more.



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