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Re: Password file with over 3000 users.

This one time, at band camp, Nate Duehr said:
> On Sep 21, 2007, at 5:12 PM, Stephen Gran wrote:
> >This is only true if the shebang is /bin/sh - you are of course  
> >free to
> >write maintainer scripts with /bin/bash as the shebang, just as you're
> >free to write perl scripts for your maintainer scripts.  That being
> >said, there is a push for dash to replace bash as the default
> >non-interactive shell for lenny.
> Why?  Just to be annoyingly different from every other distro  
> (again)?  Or is there a very compelling technical reason?

Presumably because its load and run time is less than bash's.  The idea,
as far as I have followed the discussion, is that this will make boot
time faster.
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