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Re: Moving bash from essential/required to important?

Carsten Hey <carsten@debian.org> writes:

> Before bash or dash could be made non-essential in a clean way, there
> are IMHO various things not mentioned up to now in this thread to fix:
>  * Make dash conform to POSIX.  dash/sid is not detected as being
>    a POSIX shell by autotools, which leads to lines like #!@POSIX_SHELL@
>    to become #!/bin/bash and thus introduces useless dependencies on
>    bash.

I have no problem with bash being build-essential to avoid needing
Build-Depends: bash. This is really a seperate issue from bash being


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