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Re: bash exorcism experiment ('bug' 762923 & 763012)

On Sun, 2014-09-28 at 09:33 +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 27, 2014 at 09:11:44PM -0500, Troy Benjegerdes wrote:
> > Does update-menus really need bash? Why?
> pipefail is actually a fairly useful bashism.

I've attempted to port the many shell scripts I've written over the
years to dash.  The three irritants are:

  - pipefail,
  - local variables, 
  - array variables.

If dash had those features conversion could almost be mechanical.

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