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Bug#471876: megahal: bashism in /bin/sh script

Package: megahal
Severity: normal
Version: 9.1.1a-5
User: debian-release@lists.debian.org
Usertags: goal-dash

Hello maintainer,

While performing an archive wide checkbashisms (from the 'devscripts' package) 
check I've found your package containing a /bin/sh script making 
use of a bashism.

checkbashisms' output:
> possible bashism in ./usr/bin/megahal-personal line 24 (echo -e):
>     echo -e "#quit\n\n" | megahal > /dev/null 2>&1

Not using bash as /bin/sh is likely to lead to errors or unexpected 
Please be aware that although 
bash is currently the default /bin/sh there's a release goal for Lenny to 
make dash the default /bin/sh[1].

If you want more information about dash as /bin/sh, you can read:

For more information please refer to the Debian Policy section 10.4 supporting 
this argument at:

HINT: sometimes these bugs are already fixed in Ubuntu, look at the PTS


Thank you,
Atomo64 - Raphael

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See http://www.gnu.org/philosophy/no-word-attachments.html

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