Re: Shipping /bin/sh [Re: Moving bash from essential/required to important?]
On Wed, 06 Apr 2011 at 01:55:20 +0200, Carsten Hey wrote:
> It would also need to assure that whilst
> it is running /bin/sh is always functional. Passing a shell to it that
> is not included in /etc/shells could lead to failing of this tool,
> unless --force is used.
Not everything in /etc/shells is POSIXy enough to be /bin/sh. The *csh family
aren't Bourne shells, and while zsh is a very nice Bourne-ish interactive
shell, in its default configuration it isn't POSIX-compliant.
smcv (a zsh user)