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Re: bash should not be essential

Santiago Vila Doncel:
> bash is currently essential because there is no other POSIX
> shell. Point.

No, that is not the (only) reason why bash is essential.  bash is also
essential because it provides a fixed useful set of facilities for
people to write init.d scripts, preinst scripts, &c., - ie, the same
reason as perl-base is essential.


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