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Re: Password file with over 3000 users.

On Sun, Sep 23, 2007 at 05:40:26PM +0200, Matus UHLAR - fantomas wrote:
> I don't think it's annoying. I feel annoyed bu many distros expecting
> /bin/sh to be bash, bringing up meny incompatibilities with FreeBSD and
> Solaris. I'm for complete replacing of bash with dash, making dash essential
> (and bash not essential) and I've used dash (and ash, which was its previous
> name) since I've found it in debian distribution...

hooray.  lets all go back to the 1970s.

and let's toss out GNU fileutils, shellutils, findutils, etc while we're
at it and write primitive clones of ancient propietary versions - debian
too can have a crappy archaic userland like freebsd and solaris.

mandating POSIX compliance for init.d and other system sh scripts is one
thing (and not that bad a requirement), but mandating it as the default
interactive sh is beyond stupid, it's cretinous.


craig sanders <cas@taz.net.au>

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