Bug#480605: metamail: bashism in /bin/sh script
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.
> possible bashism in ./usr/bin/extcompose line 31 (echo with backslash
> echo -n "Please enter a number from 1 to 5: \c"
Not using bash (or a Debian Policy conformant shell interpreter which does
provide such an extra feature) as /bin/sh is likely to lead to errors or
For more information please refer to the Debian Policy section 10.4 supporting
this argument at:
Hints about how to fix bashisms:
Sometimes these bugs are already fixed in Ubuntu, look at the PTS.
If not already fixed you can read:
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