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Re: Password file with over 3000 users.

On Sun, Sep 23, 2007 at 01:29:39PM +0100, Stephen Gran wrote:
> 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.

This is especially true on embedded and older systems.


Roberto C. Sánchez

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