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Re: Changing the default simlink to sh [was: Password file with over 3000 users.]

On Wed, Sep 26, 2007 at 07:55:02PM +1000, Craig Sanders wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 26, 2007 at 05:03:38PM +0800, Thomas Goirand wrote:
> > better compatibility with BSD systems that wont have bash by default
> it's debatable whether that's a benefit at all.
> BSD systems have their own non-GNU versions of standard utilities, so sh
> scripts from linux often wont work on *bsd anyway.  and vice-versa.
Whoa there.  That needs some backing up.  My understanding, based on
having read the man and info pages for lots of GNU utilities, is that
the GNU folks go to great lengths to preserve compatibility with
traditional Unix utilities.



Roberto C. Sánchez

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