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Re: Password file with over 3000 users.

This one time, at band camp, Craig Sanders said:
> 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.

I don't think anyone in their right mind is recommending dash as the
default interactive shell.  Maybe Matus wants to use it on his systems,
but so far as I've been following the discussion, it only concerns the
/bin/sh symlink, now what ends up in /etc/password for new accounts.
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