Bug#469675: marked as done (mksh - what to do about /bin/sh alternatives?)
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regarding mksh - what to do about /bin/sh alternatives?
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Tags: goal-dash, moreinfo
I just saw the following:
# Switch /bin/sh to dash
Advocate: Petter Reinholdtsen?
Description: Make sure dash is installed and preseed debconf question.
A couple of shells (including mksh) still have a mechanism to be used
as /bin/sh and there was no consensus about how to handle this when I
looked last time.
Please give me more information about how to change it to meet the
release goals of Lenny – i.e., whether the ability to use a shell
other than dash as /bin/sh is to be removed (from debconf, not by
changing the link manually), or the debconf questions and scripts
need to be adjusted.
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We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
mksh, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive:
A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is
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Date: Fri, 11 Apr 2008 17:38:02 +0000
Architecture: source amd64
Maintainer: Thorsten Glaser <email@example.com>
Changed-By: Thorsten Glaser <firstname.lastname@example.org>
mksh - enhanced version of the Korn shell
mksh (33.4-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release; changelog:
- Move a portability define from sh.h to the setmode.c helper, as it’s
only needed there, and we want to use the latter from MirMake as well
- SECURITY: when spawning mksh on a new terminal, for example with
“sudo mksh -lT/dev/ttyC7”, flush all of that tty’s I/O first
- dot.mkshrc: ensure “ls” is no alias, don’t hardcode its path
* As dash won’t be the default /bin/sh without the current alternative
handling / debconf mechanism in lenny (as per the mail from Martin
Zobel-Helas), there is no need to act regarding our debconf scripts
and /bin/sh ability, so I think this Closes: #469675
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