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Re: RFS: backup-manager -- Powerful and easy-to-use backup tool.



begin  quotation of Alexis Sukrieh on 2004-12-07 20:24:09 +0100:

> * Philipp Meier (meier@fnogol.de) disait :
> > I'm no DD so I cannot sponsor the package. But I looked at it and it
> > contains some bashism. I does not run with dash as /bin/sh because of
> > the use of "$UID" and some trap issues.
> 
> Yes it does contain bashism. Moreover the uploader is written in Perl.
> Please tell me if this is a problem for an inclusion in Debian.
> 
> I didn't know that writing a program in Bash was a policy violation...

Writing a program in bash isn't; using bashisms with #!/bin/sh is, as
you can't assume /bin/sh = /bin/bash.  If you want to use the
bashisms in your script, change #!/bin/sh to #!/bin/bash.

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