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Re: Shipping /bin/sh [Re: Moving bash from essential/required to important?]

On 2011-04-06 11:22:07 +0100, Simon McVittie wrote:
> 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.

When invoked as sh, zsh should be in a POSIX-compliant configuration.
The main problem is that AFAIK, it still has bugs...

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