Re: testing d-i Release Candidate 1 and more release adjustments
* Thomas Bushnell BSG (firstname.lastname@example.org) [061117 02:58]:
> On Thu, 2006-11-16 at 16:31 -0800, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > dash should work; posh is not required to work because nobody uses it as a
> > production /bin/sh.
> > Those are the only three shells I know about that are even an issue, so I
> > can't specify beyond that -- and I'm not going to offer anything that could
> > be construed as a final word on the question of which shells Debian wants to
> > support while there's still an ongoing policy discussion on this point. For
> > now, the bottom line is that if someone has a shell from a Debian package
> > which implements POSIX sh installed as /bin/sh because they want to *use*
> > it, and something breaks, it's covered under this NMU policy.
> I think this is an excellent policy. Maybe it will be added to policy,
> I hope.
There is a difference between release policy and policy for good