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Re: Password file with over 3000 users.

Craig Sanders wrote:
> actually, it's replacing bash with ash/dash as the default sh which has
> the potential to break things.
> bash has been /bin/sh on debian systems for over a decade. there's a lot
> of local scripts that have been written assuming that fact

That's a VERY bad assumption. It would have been a LOT better to write:


instead of:


I don't get why your "local scripts" made this BIG error.

> changing something that will break things for the majority in order
> to cater for a miniscule minority (embedded systems developers) is a
> ludicrous proposition. it makes no sense at all.
> craig

It does make sense if it makes the overall system faster and less sloppy.


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